China's Wang Urges Foreign Powers to Avoid Maritime Dispute

December 19, 2015 12:45 PM

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said governments in the region are capable of resolving a dispute over the South China Sea and urged world powers to avoid adding to the maritime political tensions.

The comments came less than two months after the U.S. sailed a Navy warship into disputed waters claimed by China in the South China Sea, intensifying the rivalry between the world’s two largest economies. Wang said “non-regional actors” who have concern should leave it to Pacific nations to resolve...

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