A sailor photographs a visitor on the deck of the USS George Washington during a 2012 stop in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong A sailor photographs a visitor on the deck of the USS George Washington during a 2012 stop in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong
A sailor photographs a visitor on the deck of the USS George Washington during a 2012 stop in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong
South China Sea

US Navy’s Hong Kong port calls likely to be scuppered as ties with China’s military continue to deteriorate

  • One military source says the PLA believes the Americans are using the visits as an excuse to monitor its ships
  • This issue may have been one factor in the collapse of recent talks to discuss maritime safety

Topic |   South China Sea
A sailor photographs a visitor on the deck of the USS George Washington during a 2012 stop in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong A sailor photographs a visitor on the deck of the USS George Washington during a 2012 stop in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong
A sailor photographs a visitor on the deck of the USS George Washington during a 2012 stop in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong
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