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Two Chinese fighters buzz US spy plane over East China Sea

Friday, May 19, 2017 8:19
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DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. May 19, 2017, 6:14 PM (IDT)

The incident, in which Chinese fighters buzzed a US WC-135 Constant Phoenix collecting airborne samples of nuclear explosions, occurred Friday over the East China Sea amid disagreement between Washington and Beijing on how to confront North Korea. Beijing, furthermore, is pressing for its full sovereignty in the East China Sea in a dispute with US allies, such as the Philippines.

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