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Canadian warship sails through Taiwan Strait

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A CANADIAN frigate was passing through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday, Taiwanese and Canadian authorities said, in the latest of a string of such voyages likely to provoke Beijing.

Taiwan’s defence ministry said it was closely monitoring as the Canadian warship sailed through the narrow waterway separating the island and the Chinese mainland in a “freedom of navigation” operation.

China views any passing through the strait as a breach of its sovereignty — while the US and many other nations see the route as international space.


© Asian Correspondent