He Lei, a lieutenant general with the PLA and head of the Chinese delegation at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore said that deploying troops and weapons on islands in the South China Sea was within China’s sovereign rights. Photo: AFP

China is putting troops, weapons on South China Sea islands, and has every right to do so, PLA official says

Head of Chinese delegation at Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore accuses US of being the real ‘source of militarisation’ in disputed waterway

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He Lei, a lieutenant general with the PLA and head of the Chinese delegation at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore said that deploying troops and weapons on islands in the South China Sea was within China’s sovereign rights. Photo: AFP
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