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Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- A recent U.S. statement on the South China Sea sent
wrong signals and did not help with the peace and stability in the
region and Asia-Pacific at large.
The U.S. State Department on Friday accused China of taking unconstructive moves in the South China Sea.
upgrading of the administrative level of Sansha City and establishment
of a new military garrison there covering disputed areas of the South
China Sea run counter to collaborative diplomatic efforts to resolve
differences and risk further escalating tensions in the region," said
the State Department in a statement.
statement, which ignores facts and deliberately confuses right and
wrong, is an apparent interference in the internal affairs of China, and
reflects the U.S. ambition of manipulating Asian affairs.