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US and Canadian Warships Sail Through Taiwan Straight

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US and Canadian Warships Sail Through Taiwan Straight

US and Canadian Warships Sail Through Taiwan Straight

US and Canadian Warships , Sail Through Taiwan Straight.

The warships entered the area after President Joe Biden said America would come to Taiwan's defense if it was invaded by China.

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A day later, on Sept.

21, China softened its rhetoric on Taiwan.

The country said that while it will continue its reunification efforts with the self-governing island, it will take steps to do so peacefully.

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I would like to reiterate that … we are willing to strive for the prospect of peaceful reunification with the greatest sincerity and utmost efforts, Ma Xiaoguang, China's spokesperson on Taiwan, via AP.

The motherland must be unified and will certainly be unified.

[It is] a historical trend that no one can stop, Ma Xiaoguang, China's spokesperson on Taiwan, via AP.

While China appears to be attempting to calm things down ahead of its Communist Party meeting next month, .

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin accused America of stirring the pot.

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Last month, China held military exercises and launched missiles into Taiwan waters to protest House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the island.

Last month, China held military exercises and launched missiles into Taiwan waters to protest House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the island.

The U.S. Navy said that its joint maneuver with Canada on Sept.

20 “demonstrates the commitment of the United States and our allies and partners to a free and open Indo-Pacific.”.

China and Taiwan separated in 1949, giving rise to the Communist Party on the mainland as democratic Nationalists established themselves on Taiwan.


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