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Two strategic bombers of the U.S. air force flew close to the disputed waters of the South China sea as part of normal training mission. About this newspaper the South China Morning Post.
According to a statement by Pacific air forces of the United States, two B-52H flew on 19 November with the Andersen air base on GUAM and visited the vicinity of the South China sea. The flight was conducted “in accordance with international law and long-term focus of the US on free and open Indo-Pacific region.”
American bombers are constantly present in the region since 2004. This is due to the claims of several countries in South-East Asia belong to China of the island.
6 November in the South China sea nearly collided with us and Chinese warships. Earlier, at the end of September, China was not allowed into the port of Hong Kong landing ship of the United States.
The relations between China and the United States have deteriorated against the backdrop of a trade war. It continues with the beginning of 2018, and is expressed in the mutual increase of duties on various groups of goods.
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