US warships sail through Taiwan

many of warships The Americans sailed through the waters of the region Taiwan When the Speaker, Nancy PelosiHe arrived on the island on Tuesday, which China considers one of its provinces, military sources said.

China He announced that his army would begin “selective military operations” In response to the visit.

Meanwhile, the US Seventh Fleet tweeted on Tuesday that the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, which has been sailing in the area since early July, was in the Philippine Sea, south of Taiwan.

The US Navy released photos of Ronald Reagan conducting maneuvers on Sunday with the USS Carl Brashear cargo ship.

A US official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the carrier and its airborne group “are performing a routine mission in the western Pacific”.

Meanwhile, the naval amphibious ship USS Tripoli was sailing east of Taiwan, according to the US Naval Institute (USNI), an independent body close to the US Navy.

Ronald Reagan and Tripoli are both carriers of the latest generation of F-35 fighter jets, according to USNI.

The Pentagon asserted that the presence of these two ships in the region had nothing to do with the visit of Pelosi, the highest-ranking official who has visited the island since then-House Speaker Newt Gingrich did so in 1997.

“We will make sure her visit is safe,” said National Security Council spokesman John Kirby.

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