The USS Curtis Wilbur had conducted freedom of navigation operations, the US Navy said. Photo: Reuters The USS Curtis Wilbur had conducted freedom of navigation operations, the US Navy said. Photo: Reuters
The USS Curtis Wilbur had conducted freedom of navigation operations, the US Navy said. Photo: Reuters

US warship transits South China Sea to challenge ‘unlawful maritime claims’

  • USS Curtis Wilbur conducts freedom of navigation operations near the contested Paracel Islands
  • US Navy says the operation ‘demonstrated that these waters are beyond what China can lawfully claim as its territorial sea’

Topic |   South China Sea
The USS Curtis Wilbur had conducted freedom of navigation operations, the US Navy said. Photo: Reuters The USS Curtis Wilbur had conducted freedom of navigation operations, the US Navy said. Photo: Reuters
The USS Curtis Wilbur had conducted freedom of navigation operations, the US Navy said. Photo: Reuters
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