Philippines Says China Carrier In South China Sea Raises Tension

The Philippines said on Wednesday the imminent arrival of China’s sole aircraft carrier in the disputed South China Sea for the first reuters logo time for a training mission would raise tension.

The carrier Liaoning left port from the northern city of Qingdao accompanied by two destroyers and two frigates on Tuesday. While in the South China Sea, it will carry out tests and drills, according to China’s military.

China says the mission is routine.

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