The US Navy’s guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer sailed near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Friday. Photo: Reuters

China ‘expels trespassing’ US Navy destroyer from waters off Paracel Islands

  • US says patrol meant to challenge China’s excessive claims around the islands
  • Chinese military says it will take all necessary measures to defend national sovereignty in the South China Sea
Topic |   South China Sea

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The US Navy’s guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer sailed near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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