The USS Chancellorsville, seen during its port visit to Hong Kong on November 21. Photo: AFP The USS Chancellorsville, seen during its port visit to Hong Kong on November 21. Photo: AFP
The USS Chancellorsville, seen during its port visit to Hong Kong on November 21. Photo: AFP

US sends guided-missile cruiser to South China Sea to challenge ‘excessive’ Chinese claims

  • USS Chancellorsville was confirmed as having conducted a ‘freedom of navigation’ exercise on Monday
  • Operation highlights ongoing tensions in the disputed waters in lead-up to Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump’s meeting at G20 summit

Topic |   South China Sea
The USS Chancellorsville, seen during its port visit to Hong Kong on November 21. Photo: AFP The USS Chancellorsville, seen during its port visit to Hong Kong on November 21. Photo: AFP
The USS Chancellorsville, seen during its port visit to Hong Kong on November 21. Photo: AFP
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