US Navy waltzes in to China’s territorial waters – PRC promises to respond

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January 20, 2018 – FRN – 
Vesti – translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

A US  missile destroyer entered the territorial waters of China without permission, in the area of ​​Huangyan Island. As stated in the statement of the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China Lu Kan, this violated the sovereignty of the PRC and put the safety of Navy men in the area in jeopardy.

According to Lu Kan, the actions of the US Navy violate the basic norms of international relations – China intends to take retaliatory measures to ensure its sovereignty.

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