Britain’s HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier is reported to be including the South China Sea in its first operational mission. Photo: AFP
Britain’s HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier is reported to be including the South China Sea in its first operational mission. Photo: AFP

China blasts Nato with British aircraft carrier ‘heading to South China Sea’

  • HMS Queen Elizabeth’s first operational mission expected to include the disputed sea
  • Chinese defence ministry criticises ‘flexing muscles’ and Nato report that said China’s authoritarianism and territorial ambitions posed ‘acute challenges’

Britain’s HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier is reported to be including the South China Sea in its first operational mission. Photo: AFP
Britain’s HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier is reported to be including the South China Sea in its first operational mission. Photo: AFP
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