This 2015 photo shows land reclamation of Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands by China in the South China Sea. China has made no mention of any missile deployments but says its military facilities in the Spratlys are purely defensive, and that it can do what it likes on its own territory. Photo: AP

Vietnam asks Beijing to remove military equipment from South China Sea to maintain ‘peace and responsibility’

The statement came after US news network CNBC reported this month that China had installed anti-ship cruise missiles and surface-to-air missile systems on three of its outposts in the South China Sea

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This 2015 photo shows land reclamation of Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands by China in the South China Sea. China has made no mention of any missile deployments but says its military facilities in the Spratlys are purely defensive, and that it can do what it likes on its own territory. Photo: AP
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