This file photo shows a helicopter taking off from the USS Mustin, which Beijing says disrupted stability by transiting through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday. Photo: US Navy This file photo shows a helicopter taking off from the USS Mustin, which Beijing says disrupted stability by transiting through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday. Photo: US Navy
This file photo shows a helicopter taking off from the USS Mustin, which Beijing says disrupted stability by transiting through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday. Photo: US Navy

Defence

China-US ties: American warship ‘jeopardised stability’ with Taiwan Strait transit, PLA says

  • Passage of missile destroyer USS Mustin ‘deliberately raised the heat of the Taiwan issue … [and] sent flirtatious glances to Taiwan’s independence forces’, Chinese military spokesman says
  • US Navy says its military ‘will continue to fly, sail and operate anywhere international law allows’

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This file photo shows a helicopter taking off from the USS Mustin, which Beijing says disrupted stability by transiting through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday. Photo: US Navy This file photo shows a helicopter taking off from the USS Mustin, which Beijing says disrupted stability by transiting through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday. Photo: US Navy
This file photo shows a helicopter taking off from the USS Mustin, which Beijing says disrupted stability by transiting through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday. Photo: US Navy
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