HONG KONG | US carrier in Hong Kong after bombers fly over S. China Sea

21Nov - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



HONG KONG — A U.S. aircraft carrier docked in Hong Kong on Wednesday, days after a pair of American B-52 bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea.

The arrival of the USS Ronald Reagan and its battle group in the Asian financial hub comes after China rejected a similar request by another U.S. Navy ship amid a spike in tensions between the countries’ militaries.

China has demanded the U.S. cease military activity of all kind near its South China Sea island claims that it has been rapidly fortifying.

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