US warships and aircraft have caused problems and provocations on China's doorstep while conducting regular and large-scale military activities in the waters and airspace around China.
China's response was “reasonable, reasonable, professional and disciplined,” Colonel Wu Qian, a spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of Defense, said at a press conference in Beijing, adding that… The Chinese army will continue to regularly organize military operations around the Taiwan Strait as training.
Update: China is angry about the US destroyer USS John Finn making its first crossing of the Taiwan Strait in 2024, through waters claimed by China!! Members of the US Congress visit Taiwan in another step that angers China!! US-Chinese relations continue to collapse to new levels!!! pic.twitter.com/H3X8Jix7e3
— United States (civilian) January 25, 2024
The US side should stop violating international law, all dangerous and provocative behavior, and strictly restrict the activities of front-line forces, which is the basic way to avoid maritime and air accidents.
He confirmed. He then warned the United States against interference or provocation in the South China Sea. On Wednesday, the US destroyer John Finn sailed through the 160-kilometre-wide strait that separates mainland China from Taiwan. Beijing considers the island its own province and describes Taipei's leaders as separatists. Regarding the issue, the United States stated that its measures are consistent with international law that guarantees freedom of navigation.
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