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It’s not about China – really

“Our goal is not to counter China. Our goal is not to contain China. Our goal is to make sure international rules and norms are respected and that includes in the area of international disputes.”

PHILIPPINES/

Barack Obama

President Barack Obama speaks after signing a defence pact with the Philippines that will allow the US to base ships and aircraft in the country. The move follows mounting territorial tensions in the South China Sea.


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