“The UK’s defense ministry is trying to prove headlines and prove its existence by the planned warship campaign in the disputed South China Sea.” A Chinese newspaper has said this. Explain that, British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson had spoken of the emphasis on navigation rights of independence through the South China Sea on his tour of Australia.
For your information, let us know that British officials had operated a warship in the South China Sea six months ago, after which the tension between the two countries increased considerably. Explain that Brunei, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam have also made their claims on this energy-rich maritime region, where billions of dollars are traded.
The Chinese newspaper’s editorial article states that “If this is not provocative, then Royal Navy should behave politely while passing through the South China Sea. By doing this activity against China, the UK Ministry of Defense proves its existence and is paying attention trying to.”
Explain that China has repeatedly accused countries outside this maritime region, generally inciting a crisis in the South China Sea on the United States and Japan. When China is trying to resolve the matter through diplomacy with neighboring countries. Talking about Britain’s plan, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that it is hoped that there will be no effort to create any kind of problem.
The UK will be separated from the European Union next year, along with it is also hoping to sign a key trade agreement with China. For your information, let us know that British Prime Minister Theresa May has returned from a successful visit to China earlier this month.