US Navy plans more freedom of navigation moves in S.China Sea -admiral – Reuters

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WASHINGTON Feb 24 The head of the U.S. Navy’s
Pacific Command told a congressional committee on Wednesday he
will carry out more freedom of navigation operations with more
complexity in the South China Sea.

Admiral Harry Harris told a House of Representatives Armed
Services Committee hearing the United States must continue to
operate in the South China Sea with allies, including Japan and
South Korea.


The hearing comes after China deployed surface-to-air
missiles on Woody Island in the South China Sea’s Paracel chain
and new radars on Cuarteron Reef in the Spratlys.

(Reporting by Idrees Ali; Writing by Clarece Polke; Editing by
Eric Walsh)

US Navy plans more freedom of navigation moves in S.China Sea -admiral – Reuters