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Naval Vessels Sail Through Taiwan Strait For 3rd Time In 4 Months

January 25 2019

USA

The Navy says it has conducted its third passage through the Taiwan Strait in the last four months, reports CNN. 

On Thursday, the destroyer USS McCampbell and oiler Walter S. Diehl transited the strait in what the service said in a statement was a "routine passage."

The operation demonstrated the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific, said a spokesman for the U.S. Pacific Fleet. 

"The U.S. Navy will continue to fly, sail and operate anywhere international law allows," the...

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