Asia Pacific Regional Developments

Title:

 China complains after U.S. destroyer sails through South China Sea

Author:

Reuters Staff

Source:

Reuters

Date:

 October 11, 2017

Description:

China’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday it has lodged stern representations with the United States after a U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea. China urges the United States to respect China’s territory, ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a daily news briefing in Beijing.

Tags: South China Sea, US-China Relations, US South China Sea Policy, US-China Military Interactions, FONOPs