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Taiwan says won’t recognize Chinese air defense zone over South China Sea

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by June 7, 2016 World News

 

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan’s new defense minister said on Monday the island would not recognize any air defense zone declared by China over the South China Sea, as the island’s top security agency warned such a move could usher in a wave of regional tension.

U.S. officials have expressed concern that an international court ruling expected in coming weeks on a case brought by the Philippines against China over its South China Sea claims could prompt Beijing to declare an air defense identification zone, or ADIZ, as it did over the East China Sea in 2013. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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