The guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur was one of two US Navy vessels taking part in a Taiwan Strait passage in October. The Pentagon confirmed that another destroyer, the USS Stockdale, took part in a similar passage through the strait on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

US Navy send ships through the Taiwan Strait for the third time this year

  • Pentagon spokesman confirms that the passage by two vessels ‘demonstrates the US commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific’
  • The transit comes days after Taiwan’s independence-leaning party suffered defeat in local elections
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The guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur was one of two US Navy vessels taking part in a Taiwan Strait passage in October. The Pentagon confirmed that another destroyer, the USS Stockdale, took part in a similar passage through the strait on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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