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China-Taiwan war: US sails warships through Taiwan amid tensions| Oneindia news *International

China-Taiwan war: US sails warships through Taiwan amid tensions| Oneindia news *International

In a first transit since Nancy Pelosi's through the Taiwan strait, two US Navy ships sailed through the strait on Sunday.

This is the first such transit reported since U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan earlier in August, at a time when tensions have kept the waterway particularly busy.

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