China on Saturday in a controlled man-made island in the South Sea, an Air Force B-52 strategic bomber flying a “serious military provocation” of the US charged.
China’s Defense Ministry to the US from China aggressively almost all the islands, reefs and the sea has been asserting its claims in the disputed area is raising tension
America’s actions constitute a solemn military provocation in the South China Sea more complicated and are also militarizing conditions. Washington immediately for relations between the two armies such events and take steps to prevent the loss of demand.
Chinese military personnel on December 10 and went on full alert during the aircraft leave the area demand the alert was issued. The ministry also need to safeguard China’s sovereignty and security will take whatever steps.
US $ 5 trillion in business a year later, by which claims sovereignty in the strategically important sea, takes no official stance. Washington insists on the freedom of navigation and China’s seven newly created islands 12 nautical miles (22 kilometers), including the traditional rights do not enjoy territorial limits.
Chinese opposition to a Pentagon did not respond. News reports quoted the spokesman Cmdr. The flight had taken its complaints to China and the US is investigating.
Urban flying aircraft that strayed off course a “freedom of navigation” was not operated. US territorial waters of another country “innocent passage” to claim their rights to freedom of navigation operations planned uses.
US say liberty of navigation operations around the man-made islands appear to contradict Washington’s assertions that they have no right to territorial waters in the first place.
China’s recent protest comes amid a simmering dispute over Washington’s approval of the first arms package offered to Beijing’s self-governing rival Taiwan in four years.
which regards Taiwan as part of its territory, demand the deal be scrapped to avoid harming relations across the Taiwan Strait and between China and the US
On Wednesday, Beijing filed a formal diplomatic complaint and its Foreign Ministry said it would take compulsory measures, including the attribution of sanctions against companies participating in the arms sale to Taiwan.