fredag 19. februar 2016

Coalition under renewed pressure to send Australian military to South China Sea

The Australian government faces renewed calls to send an Australian military ship or plane close to disputed islands in the South China Sea amid growing tensions in the contested region. The opposition’s defence spokesman, Stephen Conroy, said countries like Australia should “demonstrate that they are not prepared to be bullied by China” by conducting a freedom-of-navigation exercise within 12 nautical miles of islands claimed by Beijing. Read more