In response to media reports that a US destroyer and a Canadian frigate were provocative at close range while sailing through the Taiwan Strait yesterday. Safe and stable.
The Ministry of National Defense emphasized that maintaining the peace, stability and development of the Taiwan Strait and the region is the common responsibility of free and democratic countries around the world. Any measures to increase tension and danger will not help regional security. The Ministry of National Defense calls on the Chinese authorities to respect the right to freedom of navigation, avoid excessively provocative actions, and jointly maintain regional peace, stability and security.