The USS Decatur passed through waters off the disputed Spratly Islands on Sunday, sailing within 12 nautical miles of the Gaven and Johnson reefs during a 10-hour patrol. Photo: AFP

America accuses Chinese warship of ‘unsafe’ manoeuvres after near collision with USS Decatur in South China Sea

China insists its actions were in accordance with law after PLA Navy warned US vessel to leave disputed waters near Spratly Islands

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The USS Decatur passed through waters off the disputed Spratly Islands on Sunday, sailing within 12 nautical miles of the Gaven and Johnson reefs during a 10-hour patrol. Photo: AFP
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