Christmas convoy to cheer up Filipino troops on disputed shoal ‘ill advised’
Security officials in Philippines warn against planned trip by dozens of boats, saying it risks stirring tensions with China
A planned Christmas convoy of dozens of boats aiming to bring the festive spirit to Filipino troops on a disputed shoal has been described as “ill advised” by the country’s security officials, who warned of heightened tensions with Beijing in the South China Sea.
The national security council in the Philippines has advised against the proposed trip, warning it is a time of “heightened tensions”.Continue reading...
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