The Southern Theater Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army today accused the U.S. Navy's Buck-class Aegis destroyer USS Milius of breaking into the territorial waters of Xisha without the approval of the Chinese government today (23rd).
Pictured is the Milius.
[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] The United States and China are facing each other in the Indo-Pacific region. The United States often sends naval ships through the Taiwan Strait and the South China Sea to perform "freedom of navigation" missions.
The Southern Theater Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army pointed out today that the US Navy's Buck-class Aegis destroyer "USS Milius" (USS Milius) broke into China's Xisha territorial waters today (23rd) without the approval of the Chinese government. .
Air Force Colonel Tian Junli, spokesperson for the Southern Theater of the PLA, posted on Weibo that the U.S. warship Milius trespassed in China’s Xisha territorial waters and has disrupted peace and stability in the South China Sea. , and be warned to leave.
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Tian Junli emphasized that the theater troops will maintain a high level of alert at all times and take all necessary measures to resolutely safeguard national sovereignty and security as well as peace and stability in the South China Sea.
On the 19th of this month, the USS Milius and the frigate Atago of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force jointly conducted various maritime tactical training, with the purpose of countering the recent series of missile tests by North Korea.
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