China deploys missiles in South China Sea, as Obama meets rivals

February 17, 2016 7:21 AM

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China deploys missiles in South China Sea, as Obama meets rivals

BEIJING — China has deployed surface-to-air missile batteries on a disputed island in the South China Sea, Taiwan and U.S. officials said, even as President Obama met rival claimants to maritime territory in the region.

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense said it had “grasped that Communist China had deployed” missiles on Woody Island in the Paracel group.

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