The U.S. Navy sailed warships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday and Monday, a move that angered China just days after it marked the 70th anniversary of its navy.

The guided-missile destroyers USS Stethem and USS William P. Lawrence “conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit on April 28-29,” U.S. 7th Fleet spokesman Cmdr. Clay Doss told The Japan Times, adding that the sailing has been done “in accordance with international law.”

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