This file photo provided by the US Navy shows the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam. The warship and the USS Curtis Wilbur sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Monday. Photo: AP

Pentagon sends two US warships through Taiwan Strait, risking fury from Beijing as tensions remain high

  • Taiwan’s defence ministry and the Pentagon say the warships passed through international waters on Monday
  • The Pentagon says the passage demonstrated a commitment to ‘a free and open Indo-Pacific’, but was ‘certainly not’ intended to raise tensions
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This file photo provided by the US Navy shows the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam. The warship and the USS Curtis Wilbur sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Monday. Photo: AP
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