SOUTH CHINA SEA TENSION ANEW
BLOOMBERG - The U.K., France and Germany have called for restraint in the South China Sea amid reports that Chinese and Vietnamese vessels are facing off in the disputed waters over competing territorial claims.
The tensions "could lead to insecurity and instability in the region," they said in a joint statement issued Thursday. The three nations, without mentioning Vietnam or China, said the legal framework set out by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea granting several claimants sovereign rights to the waters "must be carried…
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