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US warship transits Taiwan Strait, prompting outcry from Beijing

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The U.S. guided-missile destroyer Mustin transited through the Taiwan Strait Saturday, sparking outrage from Beijing. The warship’s move was done “in accordance with international law,” according to a statement from U.S. 7th Fleet. Such trips are regularly conducted in the strait to signal support for Taiwan, which Beijing contends is rightfully part of mainland China. […]

US warship transits Taiwan Strait, prompting outcry from Beijing

us-warship-transits-taiwan-strait,-prompting-outcry-from-beijing

The U.S. guided-missile destroyer Mustin transited through the Taiwan Strait Saturday, sparking outrage from Beijing. The warship’s move was done “in accordance with international law,” according to a statement from U.S. 7th Fleet. Such trips are regularly conducted in the strait to signal support for Taiwan, which Beijing contends is rightfully part of mainland China. […]