Serhat TUNAR -TDO- With two battleships from the United States fleet approaching the disputed region by about 12 miles, the South China Sea tension between the US and China has risen again. China has described the US move as provoking.
Chinese Foreign Ministry Geng Shuang, said in a statement on the subject of the United States reacted to the move. Şuang emphasized that it is pointless to endanger the peace, security and order in the South China Sea. Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement, China has the right to search oil and natural gas in the region said.
In October 2018, the American and Chinese warships were confronted in the disputed region and the visit of US Defence Secretary James Mattis to Beijing was cancelled due to the increasing tension.