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Freedom of Navigation and China: What Should Europe Do?

Europe should take note of the challenge that China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi set the United States at the ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting earlier this month. In remarks to the press, Wang challenged Washington’s advocacy of high seas freedoms by arguing that the “current situation of the South China Sea is generally stable, and the […]

EU has ‘vital interest’ in open, secure West Philippine Sea, says official

BRUSSELS—The European Union has a “vital interest” in a secure and open maritime trade routes even as it expressed alarm at the escalating tension in the South China Sea. “As far as maritime security is concerned, I strongly believe that the EU has a vital interest in a securre, open and clean maritime environment that […]