This aerial photograph taken on January 2, 2017 shows the formation of a Chinese fleet, including the Liaoning aircraft carrier (C), during military exercises in the South China Sea
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The head of the US navy warned China that the hostile behavior of its coast guard and fishing boats would not be treated differently from the Chinese navy, the Financial Times reports on Sunday.
In an interview with FT, Admiral John Richardson said that in January, Chinese Vice Admiral Shen Jinlong said that Washington would respond to the aggressive actions of these non-navies in the same way as it does with the Navy's People's Liberation Army . were used to help Beijing discuss its claims in the disputed South China Sea, according to the Richardson London newspaper
"I made it very clear that the US Navy will not be compelled to continue to carry out routine and legal operations around the world "said Richardson to the newspaper. Guardian and Maritime police ̵