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US Rejects China's Taiwan Strait Claim

Bloomberg
Mon, 20 Jun 2022

US Rejects China's Taiwan Strait Claim
Just 220 nautical miles across at its widest point, the Taiwan Strait is one of the world's riskiest military flashpoints (Image: Getty)
Bloomberg
Mon, 20 Jun 2022
By Peter Martin and Jennifer JacobsBiden administration officials have decided to reject a vague new assertion by China that the Taiwan Strait is not “international waters” and are increasingly concerned the stance could result in more frequent challenges at sea for the democratically governed island, according to people familiar with the matter. Chinese officials have made such remarks repeatedly in meetings with US counterparts in recent months, Bloomberg reported last week.That raises the prospect that China could...

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