US-China relations: Beijing calls USS Stethem sailing near Triton island a ‘provocation’ – TomoNews

September 15, 2017

published: 2017-07-04 06:18:54

BEIJING — A U.S. warship sailed near a disputed island in the South China Sea on Sunday in an operation known as “freedom of navigation”. However, China called the move “a serious political and military provocation”.