WASHINGTON (Kyodo) The U.S. Navy has ordered an Aegis destroyer to go to China to intercept and possibly inspect a North Korean ship suspected of carrying parts and components that could be used in missiles or nuclear devices, U.S. media reported Friday.

Fox television said the USS John S. McCain, a destroyer forward-deployed to Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, is on its way to engage a North Korean ship named the Kang Nam.

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