White House condemns 'dangerous intercept' by Chinese fighter jet

The US government says that a Chinese fighter jet was responsible for a number of 'unsafe and unprofessional' intercepts of a US Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft off the coast of China on Friday.

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The Obama administration on Friday accused a Chinese fighter jet of conducting a "dangerous intercept" of a U.S. Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft off the coast of China in international airspace — the fourth such incident since March.