Harris Assails China’s Bid to ‘Coerce,’ ‘Intimidate’ South China Sea Neighbors
In Singapore on Tuesday, Vice President Kamala Harris scolded China for trying to bully its neighbors in the South China Sea region.
The vice president said that China “continues to coerce, to intimidate, and to make claims to the vast majority of the South China Sea.”
“Beijing’s actions continue to undermine the rules-based order and threaten the sovereignty of nations. The United States stands with our allies and partners in the face of these threats,” she added.
The rebuke comes as China has used the botched U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan as a propaganda point,...