US calls on China to stop ‘bullying behaviour’ in the South China Sea

//US calls on China to stop ‘bullying behaviour’ in the South China Sea

US calls on China to stop ‘bullying behaviour’ in the South China Sea

The US on Saturday expressed concern over reports that China is hampering other countries’ oil and gas activities in the South China Sea and accused Beijing of acting like a bully.The State Department said such acts by China -- it did not say when they are alleged to have happened -- threaten regional peace and security. It said these acts were interfering in particular with Vietnamese oil and gas exploration and production.“As Secretary Pompeo noted earlier this year, ‘by blocking development…

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