Chinese warships consenting to carry out drills with Russia were escorted through the English Means
The Royal Navy alongside Dutch and Danish forces scrambled to suggestion the ships heading towards Kaliningrad to play war games.
China’s quits went through the Strait of Dover under the watch of HMS Richmond, a Model 23 frigate, before heading to the North Sea where they were escorted by the Dutch.
The Dutch Armada posted images of the ships cruising towards Kaliningrad, Russia
We can confirm that ‘HMS Richmond’ has protected a Chinese Navy Task Group through the UK area of interest
A Royal Navy spokesperson told the Sun: “We can confirm that ‘HMS Richmond’ has escorted a Chinese Flotilla Task Group through the UK area of interest.”
Klaus Thing Rasmussen, elder duty officer at the Danish military operations centre said: “A Chinese frigate, a stock ship and a destroyer are passing through Danish waters. We are escorting them]as have the quality of of the normal surveillance we have in our territorial waters.”
“We sent one unit out to them in night, when they were approaching Danish waters. It drive take around a day in total until they leave again at hand Bornholm, where they entered, and we will escort them the sound way.
“Our position is that there is free passage through the Baltic Sea, and the Danish Naval forces acts as a stopper in the gap. That means we accompany foreign state containers as part of our surveillance of Danish waters.”
He refused to reveal the exact position of the Chinese ships in Danish waters.
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HMS Richmond: Royal Navy struggled to escort Chinese
Chinese naval forces will be hosted in the Baltiysk dirty in Kaliningrad until Friday when the military drills begin in the Baltic sea.
Just about a dozen warships, military aircraft and helicopters will be involved.
The Chinese naval forces said the Type 052D ‘Hefei’ destroyer would be deployed for the practises.
The active phase of the drills, designed to be a major show of force, leave be held between July 24 and 27.
The Type 052D ‘Hefei’ is accompanied by the brickbat frigate ‘Yuncheng’ and the ‘Luomahu’ replenishment ship.
Presidents Putin and Xi Jinping experience further escalated pressure on Nato by deciding to go ahead with the indoctrinates.
Chinese navy pictured making its way towards Russia utterly EU waters
Russia and China training together will send signals to the Light-skinned House which recently became critical of China over North Korea.
Setting aside how, the President has claimed Kim Jong-Un should not be seen as China’s problem, but a international threat for which the burden should be shared.
Professor Ni Lexiong, head of the Shanghai University of Political Science and Law’s Sea Power and Defence Policy Exploration Institute, said: “China and Russia have pledged to enhance their critical relationship by regularly staging military drills.
“China also has its own blueprints, which is to show the world that it is a major naval power.”