fredag 26. februar 2016

China's Moves in South China Sea Threat to Peace, Vietnam Says

Recent moves by China to place anti-aircraft batteries and radar systems on disputed islands in the South China Sea violate Vietnam’s sovereignty and pose a threat to regional stability and peace, a Vietnamese government spokesman said on Thursday. “The status quo is being destroyed,” Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Le Hai Binh told reporters at a ministry press briefing, according to a Feb. 25 report by VietnamNet. China’s moves have “militarized” the South China Sea and threaten the security of air and ship traffic through the strategically important region, Binh added. Read more