US warships pass through Taiwan Strait

In the statement made by the US Navy, it was stated that the USS Antietam and USS Chancellorsville ships “used the international corridor that does not belong to any country” while making wide. In the statement made by the Pacific 7th Fleet, it was stated that the crossing was a routine crossing.


After the transition, reactions from China are expected. China recognizes Taiwan as part of it. In this context, the Taiwan Strait is thought to be located in Chinese territorial waters. Previously, US ships had passed through this strait, and this action of the USA drew the reaction of Beijing.


Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, visited Taiwan on August 2, despite all warnings from China. After the said visit, China held a 10-day military exercise in the region. Some diplomatic decisions were also made after Pelosi’s visit. China has canceled and suspended a number of military and political meetings and talks with the United States.

In his speech evaluating Pelosi’s visit, Russian President Vladimir Putin said: “America’s Taiwan adventure is not only the journey of an irresponsible individual politician, but also part of a deliberate and purposeful US strategy to destabilize and chaotic the situation in the region and the world.”

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