The Stethem, a guided-missile destroyer that sailed within 12 nautical miles of Triton Island, part of the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea. Photo: AFP

US warship sails close to South China Sea island occupied by Beijing

It was second “freedom-of-navigation operation” conducted under President Donald Trump

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The Stethem, a guided-missile destroyer that sailed within 12 nautical miles of Triton Island, part of the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea. Photo: AFP
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