Donald Trump weighed in Saturday on China’s controversial seizure of a U.S. Navy drone in international waters with a tweet that accused the Chinese of stealing it and ripping “it out of water.” The President-elect sent the tweet around 7:30 a.m. Saturday. It read: “China steals United States Navy research drone in international waters – rips it out of water and takes it to China in unpresidented [sic] act.”

Trump appears to have meant unprecedented. He later corrected the misspelling. China seizure of the drone in the South China Sea is seen by some observers as one of the most significant disputes being the U.S. and China in years. It follows Trump’s post-election call with the president of Taiwan. READ MORE