The USS John S. Stennis, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier; two guided-missile destroyers, the USS Chung-Hoon and USS Stockdale; the guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay, and the supply ship USNS Rainier had been operating in the eastern part of the South China Sea since March 1, the US Navy's Seventh Fleet said in a press release on Friday.
The US Navy release said Chinese naval warships were "in the vicinity."
North Korean sanctions: Philippines seizes cargo ship ~ link ~ The level of UN sanctions is something that you normally see only in wartime!!! Stirling
USA and Allies are prepared to respond to any hostile action by North Korea ~ link ~ Is this really a threat pointed at the madmen in North Korea or its sponsor China??? Stirling
The White House has called on North Korea to refrain from provocations, saying the US and its allies are prepared to respond to any hostile action by Pyongyang.
A day after the UN Security Council unanimously voted to impose harsh sanctions against Pyongyang, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ordered the military on Thursday to have its nuclear weapons ready and deployed to be fired at any time.
Dreadful Premonition: Is US 'Plan B' on Syria WORLD WAR III? ~ link ~