China-US tension: as American warships sail through Taiwan Strait, Beijing denounces ‘provocation’

//China-US tension: as American warships sail through Taiwan Strait, Beijing denounces ‘provocation’

China-US tension: as American warships sail through Taiwan Strait, Beijing denounces ‘provocation’

Two United States warships sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait on Thursday drawing protest from Beijing, the second such mission this month, coming almost two weeks after a Chinese aircraft carrier group used the same waterway.China, which claims Taiwan as its own territory, has been angered by increased US support for the self-ruled island, including arms sales and sailing warships through the Taiwan Strait, further souring Beijing-Washington relations.The US Navy said the guided…

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