US Navy says USS John Finn conducted routine south-to-north Taiwan Strait transit

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  • Tuesday, 05 Mar 2024

FILE PHOTO: United States Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John Finn (DDG 113) transits the Taiwan Strait March 10, 2021 in this handout provided by the U.S. Navy. Jason Waite/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Arleigh-Burke guided missile class destroyer USS John Finn conducted a routine south-to-north Taiwan Strait transit on March 5, the U.S. Navy said in a statement on Tuesday.

The transit occurred through a corridor in the Taiwan Strait that is beyond any coastal state's territorial seas, according to the statement.

(Reporting by Ryan Woo; Editing by Tom Hogue)

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