US sends warship through Taiwan Strait days after approving US$8 billion fighter jet deal

//US sends warship through Taiwan Strait days after approving US$8 billion fighter jet deal

US sends warship through Taiwan Strait days after approving US$8 billion fighter jet deal

A US Navy ship passed through the Taiwan Strait on Friday, only three days after the US government approved an US$8 billion arms sale to the island’s military.Taiwan’s defence ministry said in a statement that the transport landing ship sailed through the Taiwan Strait in a south-to-north direction, adding that the military has been keeping close watch on the situation so the Taiwanese public should rest assured.The passage of a US Navy vessel through the strait was the seventh of this year,…

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