Vietnam accuses China of attack on fishermen in South China Sea

HANOI (Reuters) Vietnam has accused China of opening fire on a fishing boat in Canada Goose online the disputed South China Sea and burning down its cabin, charges denied by Beijing canada goose clearance on Tuesday as tensions resurface over sovereignty in the energy rich cheap Canada Goose waters. allies Vietnam and the Philippines. Brunei, Taiwan Canada Goose Coats On Sale and Malaysia also claim parts buy canada goose jacket of the waters and China has a separate dispute with Japan in the East China Sea.

A statement posted on the Vietnamese government website said the trawler was chased away and came under attack from Chinese ships near the canada goose coats on sale Paracel islands on March 20, calling the incident a breach of international maritime law.

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Vietnam condemnation of China claims to the sea and its numerous reefs and tiny islands was the strongest since early December, when it accused Chinese ships of sabotaging an exploration operation by state oil buy canada goose jacket cheap and gas company, Petrovietnam by cutting a seismic cable.

Chinese Foreign Ministry canada goose store spokesman Hong Lei rejected Vietnam claim that the trawler canada goose had been damaged and urged it canada goose uk black friday to teach its fishermen to stay out of its waters.

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hope the Vietnamese side takes earnest steps to improve education for and management of fishermen to stop such illegal activities. Energy Information Administration canada-gooseoutlets.

In a sign of China increasing military assertiveness at home and abroad, it announced earlier this month a 10.7 percent increase in annual defence spending to 740.6 billion yuan.

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The South China Sea has long been a divisive issue for the a grouping set to become an integrated economic community within canada goose coats three years. Several of its members are dependent on China for trade and investment, while others are at odds with Canada Goose sale Beijing cheap canada goose uk over its maritime claims.

ASEAN credibility was dealt a major blow Canada Goose Jackets last year when it failed to issue a joint communique for the first time in its history, with no agreement among its 10 members on a common stance over the South China Sea.