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U.S. dismisses China objections to South China Sea mission

The U.S. Navy on Tuesday dismissed Beijing's protests over a "freedom of navigation operation" conducted near a Chinese-held island in the South China Sea, in the latest incident drawing new attention to one of the world's potential military flashpoints.

During Exercise Pacific Vanguard during a Regional Presence Deployment in the South China Sea, on Aug. 22, 2022. (LSIS David Cox / Royal Australian Navy via AP)



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