Asked how China viewed the participation of the Indian Navy ships, Chinese defence ministry spokesman Col Ren Guochang told a media briefing that more than 60 countries sent their naval delegations and 13 countries have sent their ships to take part in the review.
In transiting the strait, France has joined the United States, which frequently sails through the waterway to increase pressure on China as part of a broader strategy to confront Beijing in the Asia-Pacific region.
A French warship passed through the strategic Taiwan Strait this month as France on Thursday reaffirmed its commitment to "freedom of navigation under maritime law" following a spat with China over the passage of a French warship through the Taiwan Strait earlier this month.
He said the Chinese military has steadfast determination, full confidence and sufficient capacity to defeat any forms of external interference and Taiwan separatist acts, firmly defend China's sovereignty and territorial integrity, and safeguard peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait.
One of the officials identified the warship as the French frigate Vendemiaire and said it was shadowed by the Chinese military. Taiwan is one of a growing number of flashpoints in the U.S.
"The (French) national navy crosses the Taiwan Strait about once a year, without any incident nor reaction", an aide to French Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly said after China confirmed lodging an official protest over what was seen as a rare passage by a warship from a European power.
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La marine chinoise est depuis plusieurs années en pleine expansion, s'équipant à tour de bras d'une flotte de guerre importante. L'US Navy conduit régulièrement des opérations baptisées " liberté de navigation " plus au sud, en mer de Chine méridionale.
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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ships navigating through the strait between mainland China and the self-ruled island has been a source of tension with Beijing for quite a while.
By doing so, Chieh interpreted that as Washington sending a message to Beijing and all its allies that the Taiwan Strait is not under China's control.
"This is an important development both because of the transit itself but also because it reflects a more geopolitical approach by France towards China and the broader Asia-Pacific", said Abraham Denmark, a former US deputy assistant secretary of defence for East Asia.
Last month, France and China signed deals worth billions of euros during a visit to Paris by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
The Chinese military expressed firm opposition on Wednesday to a planned USA arms sales to China's Taiwan, and lodged solemn representations to the U.S.
The 21-year-old is coming off of a senior campaign in which he threw for 2,674 yards, 22 touchdowns and nine interceptions. New York Giants fans watching the NFL Draft at MetLife stadium did not appear too pleased with their team's pick.
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The executive says the backlash Durant has received since he left the Thunder for the Warriors in 2016 continues to weigh on him. The New York Knicks have plenty of potential targets for this upcoming free agency period.
Relatives weep near the coffin with the remains of 12-year Sneha Savindi, who was a victim of Easter Sunday bombing at St. "The intelligence reports (indicate) that foreign terrorist organisations are behind the local terrorists".
Since the incident at the Bristol pub, Hales has spent the past 18 months as the first reserve batsman. The players' county is also informed about it besides the European Central Bank and PCA authorities.
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It would be interesting to see how Sunrisers cope with the splitting up of one of the best opening partnerships in T20 cricket. Similarly, Sunrisers too will be affected by the absence of overseas players but have been smart with their replacements.