WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Thursday said it regards Chinese reclamation in the South China Sea as “fueling greater anxiety” in the region about the country’s intentions.
China on Thursday released plans for islands it is creating in the disputed South China Sea. State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said the United States continues to raise concerns with China and others in the region about the situation.
Reporting by Emily Stephenson; Editing by Will Dunham
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