Two US Navy aircraft carriers are conducting naval exercises in the South China Sea at a distance the Chinese navy can see, the commander of the ship said. The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz told Monday.

In a telephone interview over the aircraft carrier, which was conducting an in-flight training exercise with the USS Ronald Reagan, the USS Ronald Reagan, said, "They see us. We also see them. ”

China's Foreign Ministry has said the United States intends to send its warship to the South China Sea for its "muscle" and accused the United States of trying to push for differences between countries. Local ៕ Edit: Pang Kong