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China Allows American Warship to Visit Hong Kong

January 28, 2008
Publication date: January 29, 2008
BEIJING — China on Monday allowed a United States warship to make a port call in Hong Kong, two months after it turned away an American aircraft carrier battle group and set off a diplomatic dispute between the two countries.
The Blue Ridge, an amphibious command ship and the flagship of the Seventh Fleet, and its 700 crew members were expected to stay in Hong Kong for a few days, according to a spokesman for the American Consulate in Hong Kong.The sheltered harbor of Hong Kong….

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