- The US Navy sent a destroyer to 12 nautical miles (22 kilometers) of the artificial islands that China has built in the South China Sea. A spokesperson of the US Department of Defense said Monday. With the move to the United States shall notify the territorial claims of China in the area of the jaw.
The warship will be located near the reefs Subi and Mischief in the Spratly archipelago. That were underwater at high tide, until she changed in China in 2014 islands.
The destroyer is probably accompanied by an aircraft that can patrol.