The guided-missile destroyer USS Barry conducts one of the Taiwan Strait transits that the United States says supports a free and open Indo-Pacific. Photo: Facebook The guided-missile destroyer USS Barry conducts one of the Taiwan Strait transits that the United States says supports a free and open Indo-Pacific. Photo: Facebook
The guided-missile destroyer USS Barry conducts one of the Taiwan Strait transits that the United States says supports a free and open Indo-Pacific. Photo: Facebook

US warship’s Taiwan passage undermined peace and stability: Chinese military

  • People’s Liberation Army denounces ‘provocations and meddling’ after USS Barry conducts ‘routine’ transit
  • US Navy ships often pass through the Taiwan Strait, with the US insisting it is part of international waters but drawing angry responses from Beijing

Topic |   US-China relations
The guided-missile destroyer USS Barry conducts one of the Taiwan Strait transits that the United States says supports a free and open Indo-Pacific. Photo: Facebook The guided-missile destroyer USS Barry conducts one of the Taiwan Strait transits that the United States says supports a free and open Indo-Pacific. Photo: Facebook
The guided-missile destroyer USS Barry conducts one of the Taiwan Strait transits that the United States says supports a free and open Indo-Pacific. Photo: Facebook

Corrected [11:10am, 16 Oct, 2020]

  • [11:10am, 16 Oct, 2020]

    An earlier version of this story incorrectly referred to USS Barry’s transit as a “freedom of navigation” operation. The story has been amended to clarify that the US Navy said it was a routine transit of international waters in line with international law.

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