China says U.S. undermining stability after warship sails through Taiwan Strait


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BEIJING — The Chinese military criticized the United States on Thursday for undermining regional peace and stability after a U.S. Navy warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait a day earlier. A spokesman for the People's Liberation Army's Eastern Theater Command said in a statement the Chinese military tracked the USS Curtis Wilbur as the destroyer conducted what the U.S. Navy called a "routine Taiwan Strait transit." "The move artificially creates risk factors in the Taiwan Strait, deliberately undermines regional peace and stability, we are firmly opposed to this," the Chinese spokesman said. "The troops in the war zone are always...