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Xiangshan Forum Debates S.China Sea

2015-10-19 09:00:26       source:Global Times

October 19, 2015

"Chinese officials and experts dismissed Western accusations that China has been militarizing some islands in the South China Sea at the Xiangshan Forum over the weekend, as delegates called for stronger cooperation and to continue seeking solutions to the maritime disputes.

'There is no militarization of the islands [in the South China Sea]. Judging from the current situation, China does not build military facilities on the islands. Nor have we converted them for military use,' Yan Xuetong, dean of the Institute of Modern International Relations at Tsinghua University, told the sixth Xiangshan Forum on Sunday."

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