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

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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