The United States decided to send in the Asia-Pacific region, another missile destroyer. This step was taken amid heightened tensions over a possible nuclear test in North Korea.
This was reported by the press service of the U.S. Navy, according to “Russian conversation”.
This warship was based in the Japanese port of Yokosuka. As stated by the representative of the American fleet, the mission will allow the crew to obtain important experience in the implementation of missions in key regions.
“Missile destroyer Stethem, stationed in Yokosuka (Japan), is conducting routine operations in the South China sea”, â€” stated in the message.
Previously, the U.S. has deployed a battle group led by the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson to the area of the Korean Peninsula.
Recall, Panhandler loud statement 14 April 2017 and said that in case of further “American provocation” against the DPRK reserves the right to preemptive nuclear attack on the United States and its allies.