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    Tillerson: US Must Make Clear to China to Cease Construction in South China Sea

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    Rex Tillerson claims that the United States should make clear to China that it should stop building in disputed areas of the South China Sea.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States should make clear to China that it should stop building in disputed areas of the South China Sea, secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

    "We’re going to have to send China a clear signal that first, the island-building stops, and second, your access to those islands is not going to be allowed," Tillerson stated on Wednesday.

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    • quemadoinstitute
      Instead of having 10 little articles about Tillerson, why doesn't Sputnik raise its quality a little bit and and have one big article on Tillerson, giving a full transcript of his remarks?
    • Andrew J
      Tillerson (thinks he ) is now a new world boss and he can give orders to China because he is now in charge of China. Reality will be like a kick in the ballbag.
    • The Night Wind
      And just how is the Trump Administration supposed to back up its demands? Obama ended up getting chased out of the South China Sea.
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