In first under Trump, U.S. warship challenges Beijing’s claims in South China Sea

May 25, 2017   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: , ,

A U.S. Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, the first such challenge to Beijing in the strategic waterway since U.S. President Donald Trump took office.

The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the USS Dewey traveled close to the Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands, among a string of islets, reefs and shoals over which China has territorial disputes with its neighbors.

 

Read More: In first under Trump, U.S. warship challenges Beijing’s claims in South China Sea | Reuters

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