China military threat n the horizon: Chinese Navy Destroyer Wuhan 169 and Missile Destroyer Haikou 171The publ...

China military threat n the horizon: Chinese Navy Destroyer Wuhan 169 and Missile Destroyer Haikou 171The publ...

Chinese ships patrol area contested by Malaysia Reuters 3:18 a.m. CST, January 26, 2014 BEIJING (Reuters) - Three Chinese ships on Sunday patrolled the James Shoal, an area also claimed by Malaysia, and soldiers and officers on board swore to safeguard its sovereignty, in the latest sign of Beijing's territorial assertiveness in the South China Sea. The group was made up of an amphibious landing craft, the Changbaishan, and two destroyers, state news agency Xinhua said. "During the ceremony held in the Zengmu Reef area, soldiers and officers aboard swore an oath of determination to safeguard the country's sovereignty and maritime interests," Xinhua said. Zengmu Reef is the Chinese term for James Shoal. Xinhua said the fleet commander Jiang Weilie "urged soldiers and officers to always be prepared to fight, improve combat capabilities and lead the forces to help build the c...

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