United States aircraft carrier strike group is patrolling in the South China Sea.
A United States aircraft carrier strike group is patrolling in the South China Sea. The United States Navy said, after few days Beijing said Washington not to challenge its dominion in the waterway.
And China asserts rights of approximately all of the resource rich waters despite rival claims from numerous Southeast Asian countries. It has quickly built reefs into artificial islands able of hosting military planes.
USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group was engaging in habitual operations in the South China Sea. So the navy said in a statement on its website.It noted that aircraft and ships had freshly conducted exercises off Hawaii. And also conducted exercises off Guam to recover and maintain their readiness and develop unity as a strike group.
Strike group commander Rear Admiral James Kilby said many things in a statement. Now we are looking forward to representing those abilities although building upon existing strong relationships with our allies. And with friends and partners in the Indo Asia placatory region. Ships and aircraft were allowed to operate in the area according to international law, China´s foreign ministry said.
But China opposes any country´s challenge to destabilize China´s independence and security in the name of the freedom of overflight. The spokesman Geng Shuang told journalists, responding to reports that the Vinson was headed to the South China Sea.
He said.”We also advise the US to desist from challenging China´s independence and security. And to respect regional countries hard work to maintain harmony and stability in the South China Sea. The US Navy said, Vinson has arranged to the South China Sea 16 times in its 35-year history
US say it does not take sides in the territorial clashes. But it has numerous times sent planes and warships to declare freedom of navigation in the Sea.
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