It has been announced that the Chinese People's Liberation Army has been monitoring and warning the US destroyer USS Benfold, which entered the territorial waters off the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea without permission.
Chinese People's Liberation Army Southern Operating Area Command SözcüSu Tian Junli stressed that the said action of the US military violates China's sovereignty and security interests, disrupts peace and stability in the South China Sea, and violates the rules of international relations and international law.
“The facts have proven once again that the US is a party that creates security risks and disrupts regional peace and stability in the South China Sea,” Tian said. said.
Tian added that Southern Operating Area Command is always on high alert to defend national sovereignty and security, and peace and stability in the South China Sea.