China’s Liaoning aircraft carrier with accompanying fleet conducts a drill in the South China Sea last year. Washington has accused Beijing of militarising and obstructing freedom of navigation in the waters. Photo: Reuters

China takes another jab at US in war of words over South China Sea

Advisory body spokesman bats away US criticism of China’s construction activities in contested waters, insisting they’re essential

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China’s Liaoning aircraft carrier with accompanying fleet conducts a drill in the South China Sea last year. Washington has accused Beijing of militarising and obstructing freedom of navigation in the waters. Photo: Reuters
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