‘SEA OF HOPE’: China has scaled back its bellicose rhetoric regarding its claim to the South China Sea and is unlikely to incite hostility, Legislative Speaker You Si-kun said
Date: Oct 12, 2020
By: Hsieh Chun-lin and William Hetherington / Staff reporter, with staff writer
You made the remarks while speaking with reporters ahead of a banquet held by the group Citizen’s Congress Watch.
Although repeated crossings into Taiwan’s airspace have caused public concern, China has made concessions in its territorial claims in the South China Sea, he said.
“Therefore, barring a minor incident that gets out of hand, it seems unlikely that China would incite hostilities during the remainder of the year,” he said. [FULL STORY]