U.S., China clash over disputed South China Sea

May 16th, 2015  
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Topic: U.S., China clash over disputed South China Sea

By David Brunnstrom and Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States and China clashed over a territorial dispute in the South China Sea on Saturday, as China's foreign minister asserted its sovereignty to reclaim reefs saying its determination to protect its interests is "as hard as a rock". After a private meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi showed no sign of backing down despite Kerry urging China to take action to reduce tension in the South China Sea. "With regard to construction on the Nansha islands and reefs, this is fully within the scope of China's sovereignty," Wang told reporters, using the Chinese name for the Spratly islands. "I would like to reaffirm that China's determination to safeguard its sovereignty and territorial integrity is as hard as a rock," he said.

May 16th, 2015  
I suppose I would ask in what area does the U.S. foreign policy have any influence in ? currently the Obama administration is 0 for 0 .

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