Jun 6, 2018

Japantimes.co.jp | June 6, 2018 | ~ U.S. sends B-52 bombers ‘in vicinity’ of South China Sea amid row over militarization of islets ~ | .. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Wednesday that she hoped the U.S. could clarify whether it thought sending “this type of offensive weapon” to the South China Sea counted as militarization. The U.S. should stop hyping up the issue of militarization and provoking trouble, she added. “Running amuck is risky,” Hua said. “China won’t be scared by any so-called military ship or aircraft, and we will only even more staunchly all necessary steps to defend the country’s sovereignty and security, to protect the peace and stability of the South China Sea region.” .. |

A U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber is seen ahead of an early morning mission from Royal Australian Air Force Base Darwin in Australia on April 3. | U.S. AIR FORCE
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