China has accused the US of violating sovereignty
Beijing said that the U.S. ships that sailed near the disputed Islands in the South China sea were China’s territorial waters without permission. The country’s defense Ministry said it is “a serious violation of the sovereignty” of China, reports Reuters.
Earlier today, the Agency with reference to reported that the American destroyer USS Higgins and the cruiser USS Antietam conducted maneuvers in the 12 nautical miles (19 km) from the Paracel Islands in the South China sea. The Agency has suggested that this may not please the Chinese authorities, who consider the Islands their territory. Beijing asked the U.S. ships to immediately leave the place.