The US military command announced the deployment of warships, including the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan, in the South China Sea, timed to coincide with the visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan.
“Ronald Reagan’s strike group, consisting of the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), destroyers USS Higgins (DDG 76), USS Antietam (CG54), USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) is carrying out scheduled patrols in the China Sea, the command reported the Russian agency “News”. South and Philippine Seas.
Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi arrived on the island of Taiwan on Tuesday evening despite protests from Beijing.
And the media, citing sources in the Pentagon, reported that US warships sailed near the island on a visit.