Taiwan Strait on Aug. 30, 2020. US Navy Photo
U.S. Navy sends a warship through the Taiwan Strait for the second
time in two weeks – days after an American destroyer sailed near
disputed South China Sea islands amid rising tensions between
Washington and Beijing
* A U.S. warship transited the sensitive Taiwan Strait, Taiwan
* Ship was on an ‘ordinary mission’ and situation was ‘normal’, the
* Comes days after a U.S. warship sailed near the disputed Paracel
A U.S. Navy warship has transited the narrow and sensitive Taiwan
Strait for the second time in two weeks.
Taiwan’s Defence Ministry confirmed the operation on Monday amid
rising tensions between China and the United States.
The ministry said a U.S. destroyer, which it did not name, had
sailed in a southerly direction through the strait and was
continuing to sail south.
The ship was on an ‘ordinary mission’ and the situation was
‘normal’, the ministry added, without giving details.
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U.S. Destroyer Transits Taiwan Strait for Second Time in August
WNU Editor: The Chinese have yet to respond to this transit.
I give them another day before they condemn it.