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Beware Of South China Sea Islands, U.S Warns Beijing 

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China has been warned by the United State of America to beware of the man-made islands in the South China Sea.

The United States said that it willl not accept China’s militarisation of man-made islands in the South China Sea.

The warning was given by the U.S. Defence Secretary, Gen. James Mattis.

He made the statement at a security conference in Singapore, where he warned that such moves by China can undermine regional stability.

It should be noted that China’s territorial claims in the resource-rich South China Sea are being contested by several nations.

While giving the warning, Gen. Mattis also praised Beijing for its efforts to restrain North Korea’s missile and nuclear activity.

The statement was made after the United Nations Security Council meeting,  targeted sanctions against North Korea in response to a series of missile tests conducted this year. The US is spear-heading series of sanctions against North Korea for its nuclear missile exploits.

The council voted unanimously to back the sanctions after weeks of negotiations between the U.S and China.

 “We oppose countries militarising artificial islands and enforcing excessive maritime claims.

“We cannot and will not accept unilateral, coercive changes to the status quo.” According to Gen. Mattis, speech at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue forum,

It should also be noted that President Donald Trump and other senior U.S officials have repeatedly stated that they would protect its interests in the South China Sea, a key shipping route.

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