A US Navy P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance plane flew over the Taiwan Strait on Friday in a demonstration of the United States’ “commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific,” just days after 29 Chinese warplanes entered Taiwan’s self-declared air defense identification zone, US Indo-Pacific Command said in a statement.
“A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon transited the Taiwan Strait in international airspace on June 24. The United States will continue to fly, sail and operate anywhere international law allows including within the Taiwan Strait. By operating within the Taiwan Strait in accordance with international law, the United States upholds the navigational rights and freedoms of all nations. The aircraft’s
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