USS Ronald Reagan led aircraft carrier is being accompanied by the guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh and the guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey entered the South China Sea as part of a routine mission, the US Navy said, but this movement is on the occasion of rising tensions between the US and China
China has drastically increased up its military presence in the South China Sea in recent years, which includes building artificial islands and air bases.
While in the South China Sea, the USS Ronald Reagan led aircraft carrier strike group is conducting maritime security operations, which include flight operations with fixed and rotary-wing aircraft, maritime strike exercises, and tactical training between surface and air units,” the US Navy said in a statement
“and also added that the USS Ronald Reagan led aircraft carrier strike group in the South China Sea are part of the US Navy’s routine presence in the Indo-Pacific.”
Vietnam, the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Taiwan claims some portion of the south china sea as maritime borders but China’s claim to almost all of the South China Sea. The countries have wrangled over territory for decades but tension has steadily risen in recent years
The disputed South China Sea has become one of many flashpoints in the testy relationship between Beijing and the United States, with the US rejecting what it calls unlawful territorial claims by China in the resource-rich waters.
Passage of US warships through the South China Sea Increased frequency in recent years, in a show of force against the Chinese claims.
but during these events, the People’s Liberation Army Air Force ( China’s ) air force sent 28 aircraft close to Taiwan island into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone this is the largest Air Force raid this year, which happened on Tuesday, a day after a US aircraft carrier group led by the USS Ronald Reagan held drills in the disputed South China Sea.
but China’s air force sent 28 warplanes into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone
United States, Canada, Japan, France, Germany, and Italy the Group of Seven countries nations meeting conducted in Cornwall in the United Kingdom that ended on 13 June 2021 Sunday, Us president Joe Biden and his counterparts agreed to jointly counter China’s rising economic and military dominance. On 14 June 2021 Monday, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) countries warned that Beijing increasingly poses a world security problem as well, signaling a fundamental shift in the attentions of an institution devoted to protecting European countries and North American countries —not Asia countries.
United States, Canada, Japan, France, Germany, and Italy the Group of Seven countries nations meeted in Cornwall in the United Kingdom over the weekend scolded Beijing over human rights in its Xinjiang region, called for Hong Kong to keep a high degree of autonomy, and demanded a full investigation of the origins of the pandemic in china
Beijing has urged NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) to stop exaggerating what it called the “China threat theory” after the Thirty-nation transatlantic security alliance pledged to counter the “systemic increasing challenges” posed by china’s policies.
Beijing’s response on Tuesday came a day after NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) leaders met in Brussels and issued a statement criticizing china’s nuclear arsenal as well as its space and cyberwarfare capabilities.