The US two missile missile crew launched on Monday next to the Chinese island of Mischief Reef in South China Sea, a site of various territorial conflicts that resulted in tension in the region.
Last year, China put the surface of the refusal to the island contested, one of three developed by the Chinese army in 201
The destroyers made the exile , indicating the United States' continuous military presence in the area, with which China has protests regularly.
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Cmdr. Seventh Fleet Public Officer, Clay Doss, US Fox News said: "The USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Preble (DDG 88) destroyed missile guides (FGOP) in the South China Islands. Spruance and Preble launched within 12 miles a mile from the Spratly Islands to challenge excessive sea claims and the protection of access to the waterways as governed by international law. "
The Chinese assets were infringed by the warships, but the interactions were routine and uneven, according to a separate official of the United States.
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Doss introduced: "We carry out the Freedoms of routine and regular Navigation Operations (FONOPS), as we did in the past and we will continue in the future. FONOPs are not involved in one country and do not make political statements. "
China is in contrast with smaller neighbors in various disputes in the South Sea Sea over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in essential waters for global and rich fish commerce and oil and gas reserves.
Doss said: "US Forces operates in the Indo-Pacific region on a daily basis, including in South South Sea. All operations are designed by international law and show that the United States will fly, send and operate where international law permits. This is true in South China's China as elsewhere around the globe. "
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The operation came as the Trump administration prepared for another round of trade talks with the Chinese government.
Stephen Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury, is in charge of a delegation to meet with Chinese officials Thursday and Friday. The aim is to resolve trade war talks that threaten global economic growth, in part by raising prices for consumer goods and companies, officials said. The situation may be worse because a tariff truck expires in early March.
Fox News Lucas Tomlinson and The Associated Press added to this report.