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Making Friends: South Korean Admiral Tours China Warship

July 7, 2014

Similar Type 052C Class Destroyer: Photo in public domain

Similar Type 052C Class Destroyer: Photo in public domain

A South Korean Navy admiral toured a Chinese warship in a rare opening by Beijing to its People's Liberation Army vessel last week during U.S.-led Pacific RIMPAC maritime drills, according to Yonhap News Agency, citing China's defense ministry.

Rear Adm. Yun Jeong-sang, who commands South Korean Navy vessels participating in the current RIMPAC multinational naval exercises, visited the Chinese guided-missile destroyer Haikou.

Yun and other Korean officers were briefed about information on the Haikou destroyer and they were reportedly interested in and listened attentively to the introduction, according to the China defense ministry statement.

Source: Yonhap News Agency


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