China has repeated its call for more details on the USS Connecticut’s collision with a mystery object in the South China Sea on October 2. Photo: AP
China has repeated its call for more details on the USS Connecticut’s collision with a mystery object in the South China Sea on October 2. Photo: AP

Beijing demands end to ‘risky’ US operations in South China Sea after sub accident

  • Defence ministry spokesman says freedom of navigation exercises are a threat to regional security and increase risks of collision
  • China also wants more detail on US Navy’s ‘short and unclear’ statement on USS Connecticut incident

China has repeated its call for more details on the USS Connecticut’s collision with a mystery object in the South China Sea on October 2. Photo: AP
China has repeated its call for more details on the USS Connecticut’s collision with a mystery object in the South China Sea on October 2. Photo: AP
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