China rejects US warship's visit amid trade war tensions
HONG KONG — China has denied an American warship permission to visit a Chinese port, the US Navy said on Wednesday, an apparent reflection of flaring trade and military tensions between the two countries.
Commander Reann Mommsen, a spokeswoman for the Navy's Seventh Fleet, confirmed the denial in an e-mail and referred further questions to the Chinese government. China's Foreign Ministry and Defense Ministry did not immediately respond to faxed requests for comment.
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