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The U.S. Navy deployed an Aegis destroyer to monitor the passage of China’s first aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait last week, local media reported on Tuesday.

The China Times reported that it was rare for U.S. naval vessels to enter the Taiwan Strait, a 160-km-wide body of water separating Taiwan and mainland China, and that this move carries a high degree of military and political significance.

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