BEIJING – Singapore rejects a military solution to defuse simmering tensions in the fiercely contested South China Sea. Instead, countries with competing claims should use diplomatic means to resolve the ongoing maritime territorial spat, said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen.
“The less involved our militaries are, the better for all of us. Its not an issue that requires a military solution. It should never require a military solution. In fact, the military should stay as far away as possible from this, and allow diplomatic and other aspects of resolution,” said Dr Ng.
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