søndag 3. januar 2016

Vietnam-China row over South China Sea plane landing

Vietnam has accused China of violating its sovereignty by landing a plane on an artificial island it has built in a contested part of the South China Sea.The Vietnamese foreign ministry said the airfield was built illegally on a part of the Spratly archipelago that lies within its territory. China said it has complete sovereignty over Fiery Cross Reef and had used a civilian plane to test the airstrip. Several nations dispute China's territorial claims in the area. Read more