Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan travels through international waters while conducting routine flight operations on July 4. Photo: US Navy via EPA-EFE Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan travels through international waters while conducting routine flight operations on July 4. Photo: US Navy via EPA-EFE
Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan travels through international waters while conducting routine flight operations on July 4. Photo: US Navy via EPA-EFE

Beijing’s claims in South China Sea ‘unlawful’, says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

  • The US challenge comes amid heightened tensions between the two superpowers over trade, Covid-19 and human rights
  • Pompeo says the strengthening of US policy aims to halt Beijing’s use of coercion to grab resources, harass fishermen and intimidate its neighbours

Topic |   South China Sea
Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan travels through international waters while conducting routine flight operations on July 4. Photo: US Navy via EPA-EFE Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan travels through international waters while conducting routine flight operations on July 4. Photo: US Navy via EPA-EFE
Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan travels through international waters while conducting routine flight operations on July 4. Photo: US Navy via EPA-EFE
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