China Tells G-7 to Stop `Hyping' Sea Disputes, Focus on Economy

  • G-7 should stop `irresponsible' comments on South China Sea
  • No problem of freedom of navigation in waterways, China Says

A protester holds a sign reading 'South China Sea Does Not Belong to China!' in Makati, Philippines.

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The Group of Seven nations should stop inflaming territorial disputes in Asian waters and focus its energy on dealing with a slumping global economy, China said, in response to G-7 calls for countries to stop land reclamation and militarization in one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes.

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