After Blinken Visits China, US Coast Guard ship transits Taiwan Strait.
A statement was sent to the public on Tuesday by the United States Navy claiming that a ship from the United States Coast Guard “conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit.”
The following is an excerpt from the statement that was distributed on Wednesday: “The Legend-class national security cutter USCGC Stratton (WMSL 752) conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit on June 20 (local time) through waters where high-seas freedoms of navigation and overflight apply in accordance with international law.”
The announcement of the transit came just a few days after United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken returned from a trip to China, where he met with high-ranking Chinese officials, including President Xi Jinping. In China, Blinken met with high-ranking Chinese officials, including President Xi Jinping. Blinken had many meetings with high-ranking Chinese officials when he was in China, including one with President Xi Jinping.
During his tour, the top US diplomat emphasized that the United States does not support Taiwan’s independence and does not desire to engage in a war with China. He also stated that the United States does not seek to become involved in a conflict with Russia.
He also emphasized that the United States has no intention of getting into a battle at this time. In addition, he highlighted that the United States has no intention of changing the political structure of China or posing a danger to Beijing by cultivating tighter connections with China’s friends. He said that this was the most important point he wanted to make.