Chinese jets harassed Dutch warship on North Korea sanctions patrol: Netherlands | NK News
June 23, 2024
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Chinese jets harassed Dutch warship on North Korea sanctions patrol: Netherlands

Beijing disputes claim that jets created ‘unsafe situation,’ accusing ship of pretending to monitor UN sanctions

Chinese fighter jets harassed a Dutch warship conducting patrols to enforce U.N. sanctions on North Korea, according to the Netherlands’ defense ministry.

“In the East China Sea, two Chinese fighter jets circled the naval ship HNLMS Tromp several times. Additionally, the ship's NH90 maritime combat helicopter was approached by two Chinese fighter jets and a Chinese helicopter during a patrol,” the Dutch ministry stated in a press release on Friday.

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