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A Taiwan Navy Kidd-class destroyer Ma Kong gets ready to sail before a joint military drill in Kaohsiung port, southern Taiwan, in this May 15, 2013 file picture. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang/Files

A Taiwan Navy Kidd-class destroyer Ma Kong gets ready to sail before a joint military drill in Kaohsiung port, southern Taiwan, in this May 15, 2013 file picture. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang/Files

A Taiwan Navy Kidd-class destroyer Ma Kong gets ready to sail before a joint military drill in Kaohsiung port, southern Taiwan, in this May 15, 2013 file picture. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang/Files
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Taiwan Coast Guard patrol ships are seen during a drill held about 30 nautical miles northwest of the port of Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, in this March 30, 2013 file picture. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang/Files

Taiwan Coast Guard patrol ships are seen during a drill held about 30 nautical miles northwest of the port of Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, in this March 30, 2013 file picture. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang/Files

Taiwan Coast Guard patrol ships are seen during a drill held about 30 nautical miles northwest of the port of Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, in this March 30, 2013 file picture. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang/Files
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