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Spokeswoman: Test flight 'completely within China's sovereignty' [Copy link] 中文

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This satellite image shows the Yongshu Jiao of China's Nansha Islands. [Photo/Xinhua]

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying has dimissed Hanoi's accusation about the test flight to newly-built airport on Yongshu Jiao of China's Nansha Islands.
The Vietnamese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson made a statement on Saturday, expressing Vietnam's protest against China's test flight to a newly-built ...

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According to the 1887 Tonkin Treaty the islands which are to the east of the meridian of 105° 43' longitude east of Paris, are assigned to China. Yongshu Jiao lies 112° 57' 00" longitude east which puts it in PRC territory.

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