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China Sends Aircraft Carrier Group Through Taiwan Strait

WorldNews Wednesday, 11 January 2017 ()
China Sends Aircraft Carrier Group Through Taiwan Strait(BEIJING) — China said Wednesday it was committed to promoting peace and stability in Asia, even as it sent an aircraft carrier battle group through the Taiwan Strait amid heightened tensions between Beijing and the self-ruled island. The statement in the preface to a Cabinet report on China’s policies on Asia-Pacific security cooperation follows heated criticism from the U.S., Japan and others over Beijing’s increasingly robust assertions of its maritime claims, particularly in the South China Sea. The report made no direct reference to such concerns while casting Beijing as a force for economic development and conflict reduction. “China is...
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Tension between China and Taiwan has been heightened after China’s aircraft carrier and its fleet of warships entered the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday.

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