US Warship Sails through Paracel Islands In South China Sea, Beijing Slams “Navigational Hegemony”

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The US sent a warship into the South China Sea’s disputed waters triggering fresh tensions with Beijing. USS Benfold, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, sailed through the Paracel Islands in the disputed South China Sea. China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) said that its air and naval forces had warned off the destroyer. However, the US Navy denied that it had been warned and added it had “continued on” its operations.

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