US says Beijing’s South China Sea claims illegal

US says Beijing’s South China Sea claims illegal

US Secretary of State Pompeo said Monday that China’s claims to parts of the South China Sea are ’completely unlawful’, He also denounced Beijing’s ’campaign of bullying to control’ the disputed waters. The US sent aircraft carriers into the area. China has been building military bases on artificial islands in the region also claimed by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam.

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IvoryDove
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As much as I believe China is a major threat to world peace, I'm not in a hurry to go to war with them. War is like fire. Easy to start, hard to stop. It spreads out of control and it is a disaster when that happens.

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