The Paracels are one of two groups of South China Sea islands where Beijing claims historical ownership. Photo: AFP
The Paracels are one of two groups of South China Sea islands where Beijing claims historical ownership. Photo: AFP
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Vietnam warns Chinese bomber on disputed islands in South China Sea ‘jeopardises peace’

  • Vietnamese and Chinese media have reported that China has recently deployed fighter jets and at least one bomber, the H-6J, to the Paracels
  • Beijing has in recent months expanded its presence and exercises in disputed parts of the waterway while other claimants are battling coronavirus outbreaks

The Paracels are one of two groups of South China Sea islands where Beijing claims historical ownership. Photo: AFP
The Paracels are one of two groups of South China Sea islands where Beijing claims historical ownership. Photo: AFP
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