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China says US destroyer violated its territorial waters

The Chinese military dispatched its Navy and AirForce to track and warn the US ship.

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BEIJING: China has protested that a US destroyer entered its territorial waters without permission.

The Chinese military said the US naval destroyer USS Hopper entered the territorial waters but didn’t say anything when the vessel left.

The statement said the Chinese military dispatched its Navy and AirForce to track and warn the US ship.

US naval destroyer USS Hopper

US, a risk creator

The Chinese military blamed the US for being a risk creator in the region.

The statement said the event “proves that the United States is an out-and-out ‘security risk creator’ in the South China Sea.

The incident happened a week after a crucial meeting between US President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping.

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Joe Biden and Xi Jinping met recently in San Francisco

US, Philippines joint naval patrols

The incident is yet another confrontation in the highly contested China Sea.

The US and Philippines announced joint naval patrols in the South China Sea as a show of force and determination.

The Chinese military blamed the Philippines government for stirring trouble by patrolling the sea with foreign forces.

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