The USS Mustin near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Thursday. Photo: HandoutThe USS Mustin near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Thursday. Photo: Handout
The USS Mustin near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Thursday. Photo: Handout

Beijing claims it has warned a US destroyer in South China Sea after missile launch

  • The USS Mustin sailed near the Paracel Islands in the disputed waterway after Chinese missile launch in the region
  • Deployment intended to keep critical shipping lanes ‘free and open’, American Pacific Fleet says

Topic |   South China Sea
The USS Mustin near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Thursday. Photo: HandoutThe USS Mustin near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Thursday. Photo: Handout
The USS Mustin near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Thursday. Photo: Handout
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