China says it opposes provocative actions by US military aircraft in South China Sea

US Navy sailors move aircraft from a lift into the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in the South China Sea, on April 8, 2018.
US Navy sailors move aircraft from a lift into the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in the South China Sea, on April 8, 2018.PHOTO: REUTERS

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China is resolutely opposed to US military aircraft taking provocative actions in the South China Sea and demands that the US take steps to improve military relations, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday (Sept 27).

Defence Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang made the comments at a regular monthly news briefing.