The HMS Queen Elizabeth conducts an exercise with US Navy ships in the South China Sea on Thursday. Photo: Twitter The HMS Queen Elizabeth conducts an exercise with US Navy ships in the South China Sea on Thursday. Photo: Twitter
The HMS Queen Elizabeth conducts an exercise with US Navy ships in the South China Sea on Thursday. Photo: Twitter

South China Sea: British warships ‘didn’t sail near’ Chinese artificial islands

  • HMS Queen Elizabeth avoided direct challenge to Beijing’s territorial claims in the contested waters
  • Source close to the PLA says Chinese military is ‘satisfied’ with Royal Navy’s low-profile activities

Topic |   South China Sea
The HMS Queen Elizabeth conducts an exercise with US Navy ships in the South China Sea on Thursday. Photo: Twitter The HMS Queen Elizabeth conducts an exercise with US Navy ships in the South China Sea on Thursday. Photo: Twitter
The HMS Queen Elizabeth conducts an exercise with US Navy ships in the South China Sea on Thursday. Photo: Twitter
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