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UK, Germany, France Warn on South China Sea Tensions

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Thu, 29 Aug 2019 17:33 GMT

Britain, Germany and France said on Thursday, August 29th they were concerned by tensions in the South China Sea, in a statement issued the day after a US Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China, Reuters has reported.

The situation there "could lead to insecurity and instability in the region," the three countries said in a joint statement issued by Britain's foreign ministry.

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