Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Three Chinese Navy ships arrived in San Diego

Three Chinese Navy ships tied up in San Diego Tuesday for a four-day visit. That was reported by kpbs.org.

The frigates Yancheng and Daqing, and the oiler Tai Hu arrived at the B Street Pier . This is the third visit by Chinese Navy ships to San Diego in the last three years.

Crew members were being hosted by sailors from the San Diego-based cruiser USS Cape St. George. They’re scheduled to take part in sporting events and cultural exchanges designed to build trust and foster cooperative relationships, according to the Navy.

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The visit comes amid some tension between the United States and China over a telephone call that President-elect Donald Trump recently accepted from the president of Taiwan in violation of the protocol stemming from what has been Washington’s One China policy since 1979. The Chinese submitted a diplomatic protest Saturday.

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