China confirms US warship "near-collision" (4)

AsiaNews 2013.12.18 15:39
The incident came amid tensions after China established an air defence identification zone over a swathe of the East China Sea. The two crews were able to communicate and "both vessels manoeuvred to ensure safe passage". Beijing (AsiaNews/Agencies) - China says one of its warships "encountered" a US vessel, confirming US reports of a near-collision in the South China Sea earlier this month.
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