Friday, August 11, 2017

China Warned U.S. Navy Destroyer 10 Times To Leave Its 'Waters' In The South China Sea



The Guardian: South China Sea: Chinese military tells US ship to turn around 10 times

Beijing ‘displeased’ after USS McCain sails close to the disputed Spratly Islands in a ‘freedom of navigation’ operation

A US warship has sailed close to an artificial island created by China in the South China Sea as part of a “freedom of navigation” operation.

The USS John S McCain destroyer sailed within six nautical miles of Mischief Reef, part of the disputed Spratly Islands south of the Paracel Islands.

A US official said a Chinese frigate sent radio warnings at least 10 times to the USS McCain.

“They called and said ‘Please turn around, you are in our waters,’” the official said.

“We told them we are a US [ship] conducting routine operations in international waters.”

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More News On China Warning A U.S. Navy Destroyer 10 Times To Leave Its 'Waters'

Chinese military warns off US warship in South China Sea -- France 24
Beijing slams U.S. 'freedom of navigation' exercises in South China Sea -- UPI
China protests, challenges US warship near its artificial islands -- News.com.au
South China Sea: US freedom of navigation 'harmed' China -- Sydney Morning Herald

2 comments:

fazman said...

Tell em 20x lol

Andrew Jackson said...

Respond with a Tomahawk.