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India protests US Navy ship’s transit through its waters without consent

India protested to the United States for a navy vessel conducting a transit through its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) without consent, the foreign ministry said on Friday, in a rare row between the friendly navies of the two countries.The USS John Paul Jones “asserted navigational rights and freedoms,” inside India’s EEZ in line with international law by sailing about 130 nautical miles (241km) west of India’s Lakshadweep islands, the US Seventh Fleet said in a statement on Wednesday.But an…


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