The United States: the South China Sea warships trespassing Geng Shuang on behavior seriously endanger the life safety of the staff

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The United States: the South China Sea warships trespassing Geng Shuang on behavior seriously endanger the life safety of the staff

Original title: American warships: the South China Sea enters Geng Shuang about behavior seriously endanger the life safety of the staff

August 11, 2017, foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang America entered Spratly Islands on the island China warships in adjacent waters of a reporter asked.

The United States: the South China Sea warships trespassing Geng Shuang on behavior seriously endanger the life safety of the staff

Data figure new foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang Xinhua News Agency reporter photo by Jin Liang

Q: according to US officials, the U.S. Mccain missile destroyer in the adjacent waters of the Spratly Islands Meiji reef "freedom of navigation operations". Please confirm it, and do you have any comment?

Answer: in August 10th, the U.S. Mccain missile destroyer without the permission of the government China, entered the China Spratly Islands on the reefs adjacent waters, the so-called "freedom of navigation operations". Chinese troops immediately dispatched warships to verify the identification of the implementation of the law, and be warned to drive away.

Chinese sovereignty over the Spratly Islands and adjacent waters have beyond all dispute. The relevant acts in violation of China law and international law, serious damage to China sovereignty and security, seriously endanger the life safety of both personnel. China's strong dissatisfaction, and made solemn representations to the US side.

For a long time, in the joint efforts of Chinese and ASEAN countries, the situation in the South China Sea Temperature slowed down, and continue to show the positive momentum of development, especially the day held in Philippines before the Chinese ASEAN foreign ministers to be agreed by the COC framework. Under this background, some foreign forces against the current continued under the banner of "freedom of navigation" under the banner of affray, in an attempt to disrupt the current good situation not easily won. This clearly shows that, in the end who is unwilling to see the South China Sea remained stable, who is the biggest factor to promote the South China Sea "military".

China to safeguard the country's territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests unwavering determination, maintain peace and stability in the South China Sea will continue. The United States this provocation and forcing the Chinese to have to take measures to further improve homeland defense ability.

China urged the United States to respect China's sovereignty and security interests, and respect the joint efforts to safeguard peace and stability in the South China Sea countries in the region, and play a constructive role, do not damage the stability of the mutual trust between the two countries and regions.



Defense Ministry spokesman Wu Qian on the Spratly Islands China trespassing on the reefs adjacent waters spoke

In August 10th, the U.S. Navy Mccain missile destroyer entered Chinese Spratly Islands on the reefs adjacent to the sea, the Navy China Huaibei missile frigate, Fushun missile frigate act immediately, identification verification of U.S. warships, and give a warning to drive away.

China sovereignty over the South China Sea Islands and adjacent waters have beyond all dispute. The United States warships to the South China Sea for what purpose, is already known to all exposed ambition ". In the United States this show of force, promote regional military, and easily lead to air and sea accidents act, Chinese army resolutely opposed.

For a long time, in the joint efforts of China and neighboring countries, the situation in the South China Sea showed a positive development trend. But the United States under the banner of "freedom of navigation" under the guise of affray, sent warships and military aircraft Chinese illegally entered the South China Sea islands adjacent waters, a serious threat to Chinese sovereignty and security interests, seriously endanger both front-line personnel safety, seriously undermine peace and stability in the region.

At present, the overall stability of Sino US military relations. But the above provocations seriously damage the strategic mutual trust, create difficulties and obstacles to the development of military relations. We strongly urge the US side to correct the error immediately stop using the so-called "freedom of navigation" the name of illegal provocation. Military provocations will only encourage China forces to further strengthen the defense capacity building, firmly safeguard national sovereignty and security.

Earlier reports

The U.S. warships China again into the 12 South China Sea sea

[Global Times] Reuters global network reporter Wang Panpan reported 10 quoted an anonymous U.S. official as saying that the U.S. Navy destroyer Mccain Thursday (10 days) of the "freedom of navigation" in the South China Sea, into mischief reef 12 miles, to challenge the China soundterritory. It is reported that the Trump government came to power after the United States Navy in the third South China Sea "freedom of navigation operations".

Spratly Islands is located in the Middle East of mischief reef waters. In May 25th this year, the U.S. Dewey missile destroyer entered Chinese Meiji reef 12 miles. Deputy director of the information bureau, China Defense Ministry spokesman Colonel Ren Guoqiang was confirmed, China Navy Liuzhou missile frigate, Luzhou missile frigate on U.S. warships were identified to verify, and give a warning to drive away. He said, Chinese sovereignty over the Spratly Islands and adjacent waters have beyond all dispute. For the US military show of force, promote regional military, and easily lead to air and sea accidents act, China army resolutely opposed and has made solemn representations to the US side.

In July 2nd, the U.S. Navy Stan Cem missile destroyer to the Chinese government for trespassing China Paracel Islands island 12 miles. Defense Ministry spokesman Wu Qian said this, Chinese Navy Luoyang missile frigate, Suqian missile frigate, the USS Taishan minesweepers and two fighters -11B fighters immediately action, to drive away the warning. He said, China government as early as May 1996 according to the "People's Republic of China territorial sea and the contiguous zone" Paracel Islands announced the baselines of the territorial sea. The United States insists on sending warships to enter the territorial waters of China provocation, is a serious offence. The Department of defense Chinese firmly opposed. At present, in the joint efforts of countries in the region, the situation in the South China Sea slow cooling. But "shuyujingerfengbuzhi", the United States, knowingly violate incorrigible, once again sent warships into Chinese territorial waters, the doings of serious damage to strategic mutual trust between the two sides, serious damage to the development of Sino US military relations and political atmosphere, seriously endanger the safety of both front-line officers, seriously break the peace and stability of the bad area. China troops will be based on the national security threat status, strengthen the defense capacity building, increase the air and Sea Patrol efforts, firmly safeguard national sovereignty and security.

The United States Mccain destroyers named for the Mccain family. Has always been tough on China US Senator Mccain, before being diagnosed with a brain tumor.

"Global Times" reporter was on the USS Mccain in 12 miles for Chinese mischief reef in response to the Department of defense. After the U.S. media reported that The Pentagon has changed before the South China Sea "free navigation action" application plan and procedure, then action will become more and more frequent.