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China says it's ready if US ‘stirs up any conflict’ in South China Sea

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(Worthy News) - China's attempts to claim a nearly 1.4-million-square-mile swathe of open ocean are without precedent and probably without legal merit, but Beijing continues to assert its right to the economically critical zone — and increasingly puts its claims in military terms.

Speaking to a small group of reporters in Beijing on Thursday, a high-ranking Chinese official made his warning clear: The United States should not provoke China in the South China Sea without expecting retaliation.

The so-called "nine-dash line" that China has drawn over most of the South China Sea — a gargantuan territorial claim that stretches about 1,200 miles from its shores — would gi

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Worthy Christian News » World News » China says it's ready if US ‘stirs up any conflict’ in South China Sea

Worthy Christian News » World News » China says it's ready if US ‘stirs up any conflict’ in South China Sea