China enters waters off of Vietnam near Russian gas block in 'worrying escalation'

China on Friday once again disregarded Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and deployed a research ship along with five escort vessels to an area where a Russian state firm jointly operates a gas block with Hanoi in the energy rich South China Sea.
The move is Beijing’s latest escalatory step in the region after it first sent in the research vessel earlier this month…

This story appeared on, 2023-05-26.
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