(Worthy News) – A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer sailed through the disputed Taiwan Strait on Tuesday in the latest show of force aimed at keeping the status of the 100-mile waterway as international waters and challenge claims by China.
The USS Curtis Wilbur, an Arleigh Burke-class missile destroyer, conducted a routine passage of the strait, said Lt. Mark Langford, a spokesman for the Navy’s 7th Fleet.
“The ship’s transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific,” he said. “The United States military flies, sails and operates anywhere international law allows.” [ Source: Washington Times (Read More…) ]
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