The PLA says it spotted the USS John McCain sailing close to the Parcel Islands on Friday. Photo: US Navy The PLA says it spotted the USS John McCain sailing close to the Parcel Islands on Friday. Photo: US Navy
The PLA says it spotted the USS John McCain sailing close to the Parcel Islands on Friday. Photo: US Navy

China-US relations: PLA slams ‘provocative action’ as US warship sails through South China Sea

  • Colonel urges US to ‘strictly manage and control its maritime and air military operations’ after guided missile destroyer spotted close to Paracel Islands
  • Beijing will take all necessary measures to safeguard its national sovereignty and security, statement says

Topic |   South China Sea
The PLA says it spotted the USS John McCain sailing close to the Parcel Islands on Friday. Photo: US Navy The PLA says it spotted the USS John McCain sailing close to the Parcel Islands on Friday. Photo: US Navy
The PLA says it spotted the USS John McCain sailing close to the Parcel Islands on Friday. Photo: US Navy
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