US Takes Additional Measures in South China Sea: Secretary of State Pompeo By Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will take additional steps on Thursday to preserve a free South China Sea, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, including visa restrictions for Chinese linked to the maritime dispute. “The United States supports the plaintiff Southeast Asian states seeking to defend their sovereign rights and interests, in accordance with international law. We will continue to act until we see Beijing cease its coercive behavior in the South China Sea,” Pompeo said in a release.

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