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Chinese patrol ships return to Guangzhou after 13-day mission

07-09-2012 09:20 BJT Special Report:South China Sea Is An Indisputable Part of China |

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Four Chinese patrol ships have returned to the southern city of Guangzhou after concluding their 13-day mission in the South China Sea.

Crews travelled more than 2,700 nautical miles since setting sail from Hainan’s Sanya in late June. The four ships carried out patrols around Nansha and Zhongsha islands and conducted formation training.

China’s Marine Surveillance says the patrol is an important part of the country’s efforts to protect its marine interests. The CMS is responsible for protection of the marine environment and enforcement of law and order within China’s territorial waters.

 

Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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