US to launch formal diplomatic protest against Russia

US to launch formal diplomatic protest against Russia
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WASHINGTON - United States will launch a formal diplomatic protest to Russia over a naval encounter in western Pacific.

This was stated by acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan while talking to reporters at Pentagon.

Shanahan said we will have military-to-military conversations.

Earlier, Russian anti-submarine destroyer Admiral Vinogradov managed to avoid a collision with U.S. guided-missile cruiser Chancellorsville in the East China Sea yesterday.

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