China opposes interference in South China Sea

Spokesperson for the ministry Ren Guoqiang made the statemnt in response to questions on the presence of British naval ships in the South China Sea.
China opposes interference in South China Sea
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China opposed provocative actions in the South China Sea situation from countries outside the region, China's Ministry of National Defence has said.
Spokesperson for the ministry Ren Guoqiang made the statemnt in response to questions on the presence of British naval ships in the South China Sea, Xinhua nes agency said.
"Those countries outside the region, including United Kingdom and France, deliberately ignored the fact that the situation in the South China Sea is developing towards peace and stability, and came to seek their own interests by abusing the freedom of navigation," Mr Ren said.
"China has always respected and safeguarded the freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea in accordance with international law. Meanwhile, China firmly opposes certain countries' provocations in the region under the excuse of that freedom. The South China Sea is not a stage for certain countries to present their show. The Chinese military will perform its defense duty, enhance marine and air patrol to resolutely defend its national sovereignty and security, and to safeguard peace and stability in the South China Sea," he added.

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