Delfin Lorenzana, the Philippines' defence secretary, believes fears that US President Donald Trump will start a war with China over disputed territory in the South China Sea are overblown. Photo: Bloomberg

US-China war over South China Sea reefs will not happen, says Philippines’ defence secretary

Delfin Lorenzana says fears of war overblown after Beijing rebukes US Secretary of State for saying Washington will try to stop China accessing facilities on artificial reefs

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Delfin Lorenzana, the Philippines' defence secretary, believes fears that US President Donald Trump will start a war with China over disputed territory in the South China Sea are overblown. Photo: Bloomberg
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