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China Allows American Warship to Visit Hong Kong

January 28, 2008
Publication date: January 29, 2008
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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.
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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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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/29/world/asia/29ship.html