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photo: Petty Officer 3rd Class Jason Ta | Credit: USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76)
Beijing accuses US of entering its waters around islands also claimed by Vietnam and Taiwan without permission.
A German frigate will set sail for Asia in August and, on its return journey, become the first German warship to cross the South China Sea since 2002, senior government officials said on Wednesday.
The United States is concerned about China’s recently enacted coast guard law and that it could escalate maritime disputes and be invoked to assert unlawful claims, the US State Department said on Friday.
Japan’s foreign minister and defense minister expressed strong concern to their British counterparts on Wednesday over a new Chinese maritime law that took effect two days earlier.
US says Chinese military flights posed no threat to its Navy aircraft carrier but fit a pattern of aggressive behaviour by Beijing.