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US: China State-Run Oil Rig Near Vietnam 'Provocative'

The United States says it was "provocative" for China to move an oil rig to an area of the South China Sea also claimed by Vietnam. The decision to relocate the oil rig underscores China's growing boldness in staking its claims to disputed areas of the South China Sea. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said at a regular briefing Tuesday the move is "unhelpful" and will further raise regional tensions. "Given the recent history of tensions in the...

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