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US Navy to make Hong Kong port call after earlier refusal

Nov 20, 2018 - Associated Press

HONG KONG (AP) - China is allowing a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier and its battle group to make a port call in Hong Kong after it earlier turned down a similar request amid tensions with Washington.

The Hong Kong Marine Department's website listed the USS Ronald Reagan and three other Navy warships as approved to arrive Wednesday.

China in September turned down a request for a Hong Kong port call by the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp, the first time it had denied such a visit since 20...