US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo posted a map on Twitter showing that China was 900 miles from the Arctic Circle. Photo: AFP US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo posted a map on Twitter showing that China was 900 miles from the Arctic Circle. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo posted a map on Twitter showing that China was 900 miles from the Arctic Circle. Photo: AFP
South China Sea

China rejects Mike Pompeo’s challenge to its ‘near-Arctic nation’ claim

  • US secretary of state on Monday tweeted that Beijing’s declaration was a ‘communist fiction’
  • Foreign ministry hits back by contrasting Chinese involvement in the region with American activities in the South China Sea

Topic |   South China Sea
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo posted a map on Twitter showing that China was 900 miles from the Arctic Circle. Photo: AFP US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo posted a map on Twitter showing that China was 900 miles from the Arctic Circle. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo posted a map on Twitter showing that China was 900 miles from the Arctic Circle. Photo: AFP
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