Chinese-British relations ‘complicated’ by South China Sea military plans

//Chinese-British relations ‘complicated’ by South China Sea military plans

Chinese-British relations ‘complicated’ by South China Sea military plans

Britain said its relationship with China was facing complications, triggered by the plan to send a new Royal Navy aircraft carrier to the Pacific.The admission follows Britain’s participation this week in a joint naval drill with the US in the South China Sea, as part of an effort by the US and its allies to boost their military presence in the hotly contested waters.UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond said China-UK relations had been damaged by Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson's threat to…

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