Hirunews Logo
War+brews+in+Sea+between+US+and+China
Thursday, 15 October 2015 - 16:14
War brews in Sea between US and China
60

Shares
7,230

Views

In a rebuff to China, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Tuesday the United States military would sail and fly wherever international law allowed, including the disputed South China Sea.

Carter spoke after a two-day meeting between U.S. and Australian foreign and defense ministers at which the long-time allies agreed to expand defense cooperation and expressed "strong concerns" over Beijing's building on disputed islands.

"Make no mistake, the United States will fly, sail and operate wherever international law allows, as we do around the world, and the South China Sea will not be an exception," Carter told a joint news conference

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
981 Views
6,775 Views
2,968 Views
5,995 Views
6,754 Views
50,449 Views
Top