In the Aug. 11 article
U.N. suspends aid flights to Sudan, WorldNetDaily incorrectly quoted Al Santoli, national security adviser to Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., as saying a "Chinese navy destroyer armed with nuclear weapons is visiting South Africa."
Santoli actually stated that a "Chinese destroyer armed with missiles was visiting South Africa."
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According to a July statement issued by the Beijing Zhongguo Xionwen She official news service, a formation of warships led by the new Chinese navy missile destroyer Shen Zhen embarked on a three-ocean operation with port calls planned in Malaysia, Tanzania and South Africa. Zhongguo Xionwen She reported that Commanding Officer Adm. Huang Jiang said this would be the Chinese Navy's first surface warship transit of the Indian Ocean, the first to pass the Cape of Good Hope and the first to visit the African continent.
"It is important for implementing the country's foreign policy and for raising China's international status, the national and military might," said Huang.