China lashes out at US Defense Sec’s remarks in Singapore

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As US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel used a security forum in Singapore to criticize Chinese “intimidation” tactics in the South China Sea disputes, Beijing rebuked the US for its “completely non-constructive” comments “full of hegemony and threats.”“Hagel’s speech was full of hegemony,” said Lt. Gen. Wang Guanzhong, as quoted by The Financial Times. “It was…filled with instigation, threat and intimidation, which wanted to incite the destabilizing factors of Asia-Pacific region to stir up disputes.” In his address to the Shangri-La Dialogue conference, Hagel commented on China’s recent tensions with Vietnam and the Philippines over disputed territories in the South China Sea, as well as its establishment of an air defense identification zone in the East China Sea – which includes islands that both China and Japan claim as their own.

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