Tuesday, December 6, 2022

In A Message To China Canada Says It Will Sail More Warships Through The Taiwan Strait

Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate HMCS Vancouver passes U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins while conducting integrated operations on September 19, 2022, in the South China Sea. © Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Donavan K. Patubo/U.S. Navy  

Irish Times/Financial Times: Canada to send more warships through Taiwan Strait 

Move will signal to China Ottawa’s contention that waters are international Canada plans to sail more warships through the Taiwan Strait to affirm the waters claimed by China are international, after Ottawa released an Indo-Pacific strategy that described Beijing as an “increasingly disruptive” power. 

“We need to make sure that the question of the Taiwan Strait is clear and that it remains an international strait,” Canadian foreign minister Mélanie Joly said in an interview. 

“We will continue to enforce the international rules-based order when it comes to the Taiwan Strait. And that’s why also we had a frigate going through the Taiwan Strait this summer, along with the Americans, [and] we’re looking to have more frigates going through it.”  

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WNU Editor: China is not impressed .... Canada's muscle-flexing is a mess-in-the-making for itself (CGTN). 

 Canada Says It Will Sail More Warships Through The Taiwan Strait 

Canada to send more warships through Taiwan Strait -- Taiwan News  

Canada to send more warships to Taiwan Strait as China claims ‘sovereign rights’ -- The Independent  

Canada Has Decided To Sail More Ships Through The Taiwan Strait, In A Message To China -- Republic World  

Canada To Increase Warship Presence In Taiwan Strait: Foreign Affairs Minister -- Zero Hedge/Epoch Times  

China Repeats Claim to Taiwan Strait as U.S. Ally Eyes Naval Presence -- Newsweek


Anonymous said...

Wait a minute. You mean Canada has warships? Do they function?

Anonymous said...

heck yeah we love to chase the amercians around

Sam said...

What warships?