The Guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) operates in the South China Sea on October 13, 2016. Photo: AFP

Pentagon: US warship sails near South China Sea area claimed by Beijing

A similar US operation in July prompted a furious Beijing to deploy military vessels and fighter jets

Topic |   US-China relations

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The Guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) operates in the South China Sea on October 13, 2016. Photo: AFP
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