2 US warships transit Taiwan Strait

United States Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) and USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54), operating under the 7th Fleet, conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit December 31 in accordance with international law.

According to US Navy, “the ships’ transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the US commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific.”

“The United States military will continue to fly, sail and operate wherever international law allows,” it added.