China will continue to build military and civilian facilities on its artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea and the United States was testing it by sending warships through the area.
“Building and maintaining necessary military facilities, this is what is required for China's national defence and for the protection of those islands and reefs,” Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin told a news conference in Kuala Lumpur.
As reported by the Reuters news agency, China plans to “expand...
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