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EU chief slams China reclamations

BRUSSELS: European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday criticized “construction activities” in the South China Sea in reference to China’s land reclamations on submerged reefs, saying it would complicate the resolution of disputes. Speaking to reporters ahead of a Japan-EU summit in Tokyo on Friday, Tusk said the “European position is that all parties of […]

‘China action in sea row unacceptable’

MANILA, Philippines – A former president and the longest serving member of the European Parliament called China’s actions in the West Philippine Sea and South China Sea “unacceptable,” and said no power should be allowed to dominate in the region. Hans-Gert Pöttering, chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and member of the European Parliament representing the […]