China rejects hazardous intercepting of United States airplane in South China Sea

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By PTI|Published: 29th May 2017 12:25 AM

Chinese structures and an airstrip on the manufactured Subi Reef at the Spratly group of islands in the South China Sea.
Chinese structures and an airstrip on the manufactured Subi Reef at the Spratly group of islands in the South China Sea.

BEIJING: Accusing the Pentagon of misshaping truths, China today rejected its charge that an encounter in between Chinese fighter jets and an American security airplane over the South China Sea was “less than professional and risky”.

Chinese J-10 fighter airplanes obstructed a United States Navy P-3 Orion running in global airspace over the South China Sea, the Pentagon had actually declared.

The United States called the relocation as “less than professional and risky” and stated that it would communicate its issues to the Chinese federal government.

Chinese defence ministry in a declaration stated the United States account of the occurrence “was not in accordance with the realities”.

“On May 25, a United States patrol aircraft performed reconnaissance activities in the airspace southeast of Hong Kong, China,” it stated in a declaration on its site.

“The Chinese military airplane performed recognition in accordance with law. The operations were safe and expert,” it stated.

Recently, China implicated the United States of trespassing its sovereignty by dispatching a marine ship near to a synthetic islands constructing by Beijing the contested waters.

The United States has actually been sending out marine ships and airplane to assert the flexibility of navigation in the locations declared by China in the South China Sea.

China has actually been opposing the United States dispatching marine ships and airplane to assert liberty of navigation.

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