US Coast Guard renegotiating deal with China for joint enforcement, even as it bulks up presence in western Pacific

//US Coast Guard renegotiating deal with China for joint enforcement, even as it bulks up presence in western Pacific

US Coast Guard renegotiating deal with China for joint enforcement, even as it bulks up presence in western Pacific

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is renegotiating a lapsed agreement with its Chinese counterpart to jointly conduct law enforcement operations at sea, even as it deploys more American-flagged cutters to the western Pacific in light of China’s growing naval capabilities.Admiral Karl Schultz, the USCG’s commandant, said last week that the once cooperative and amicable partnership between the two coastguards to go after illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing had lapsed for “over a…

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