China-US war tensions SKYROCKET after two navy warships target disputed Chinese islands

TWO American warships have approached disputed Chinese territory, in a move certain to trigger fury in Beijing.

The guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance and USS Preble travelled within 12 nautical miles of Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands, which China claims ownership of.

A US official said the warships had approached the islands on Monday to counter Chinese claims of domination over the entire South China Sea.

Navy spokesman Commander Clay Doss told US media: "All operations are designed in accordance with international law and demonstrate that the United States will...
source: Daily Star

2019-02-11 11:39
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