China: First aircraft carrier starts sea trials

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August 9, 2011
Portales News-Tribune    
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"China's first aircraft carrier started sea trials Wednesday, a step that will likely boost concerns about the country's naval ambitions amid ongoing disputes with its neighbors over territorial waters. The carrier left Dalian port in northeast Liaoning province early Wednesday, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. The test run had been expected." (08/09/11)

 

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