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- An arm of the Pacific Ocean between the Chinese mainland and the Korean Peninsula. It connects with the East China Sea to the south.
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- proper noun An
armof the Pacific Oceanbetween mainland Chinaand the Korean peninsula.
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- noun part of the Pacific off the east coast of Asia
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In the effort to block the maneuvers nearer the Chinese coast, one military leader in Beijing was quoted as warning that the Yellow Sea has been a preferred path, a gateway for invaders of China in past centuries - a statement that puzzled Evans Revere.
The anti-submarine drills on the Yellow Sea are a response to North Korea's alleged attack on the warship Cheonan.
The disputed border in the Yellow Sea was the scene of deadly naval clashes in 1999 and
China has objected to any foreign military operations in the Yellow Sea, which is on the western side of the Korean Peninsula.
Any war games involving the United States in the Yellow Sea are a sensitive issue because of the area's proximity to China and the disputed maritime boundary between South and North
South Korea's coast, claiming that naval exercises in the Yellow Sea are a threat aimed at the
Beijing was quoted as warning that the Yellow Sea has been a preferred path - a gateway - for invaders of China in past centuries.
Third, in terms of geopolitical strategy, the Yellow Sea is the gateway to China's capital region and a vital passage to the heartland of Beijing and Tianjin.
The border in the Yellow Sea was the scene of deadly naval clashes in 1999 and 2002 and has always been a potential flashpoint.
It was not known where the clash took place, but the disputed sea border in the Yellow Sea was the scene of deadly naval clashes in 1999 and 2002.