13 noiembrie 2019

Navy sends guided-missile cruiser through Taiwan Strait in eighth transit there this year

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YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — For the eighth time this year, a Navy vessel has sailed through the contentious waters between Taiwan and mainland China, officials said Wednesday.The guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville made its way through the 110-mile-wide Taiwan Strait on Tuesday in a move that’s bound to draw protests from Beijing.China views the strait as territorial waters and asserts that foreign vessels must first ask permission before sailing through the area. International law [...]