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China news: Beijing RESPONDS to US threat in South China Sea - to conduct drills

China news: Beijing RESPONDS to US threat in South China Sea - to conduct drills
CHINA is set to conduct military drills in the South China Sea in response to a US aircraft carrier group currently sailing through the waters.

On Tuesday Beijing said it would conduct military exercises in the South China Sea this week.The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt led a group of US vessels into the South China Sea on Saturday to promote “freedom of the seas".China is to conduct military drills in the South China Sea Sign up for FREE now and never miss the top politics stories again SUBSCRIBE We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters.This also revealed China's assertion that the majority of the territorial waters of the South China Sea are owned by Beijing.

China has been asserting its military might in other areas of the South China Sea over the past few days.READ MORE: Melania Trump has private plan to ‘disappear’ from public life China is to conduct military drills in the South China Sea The frequency of China's flights into Taiwanese airspace has increased in recent years.

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