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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Mar 2017 12:34 p.m. PST

…Vessels and Aircraft.

"The Chinese People's Liberation Army-Navy (PLAN) will continue to shadow foreign military vessels and intercept aircraft in the South China Sea, according to comments last week by a senior PLAN official.

On the sidelines of the annual meeting of the Chinese National People's Congress, Wang Weiming, deputy chief of staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army-Navy, told China's Xinhua news agency that the PLAN "will intercept any intruding aircraft and follow every military vessel in areas under our responsibility."

The PLAN's area of responsibility includes most of the South China Sea, which China claims under its ambiguous nine-dash line claim. That claim was found to not comport with international law, including the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, by a five-judge tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague last year…"
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Armand

Personal logo 28mm Fanatik Supporting Member of TMP13 Mar 2017 3:50 p.m. PST

Like the Kuz being shadowed in the Strait of Dover by a lone British frigate?

Lion in the Stars14 Mar 2017 9:09 p.m. PST

Where's that picture of a submarine scaring a surface ship out of the water when you need it?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Mar 2017 10:33 a.m. PST

(smile)


Amicalement
Armand

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