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China behaving like Nazi Germany in South China Sea, says Benigno Aquino
Phillipine president speaks out as concern grows over China’s land reclamation in disputed region, including building of runway big enough for military planes

Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

Wed 3 Jun 2015 04.14 EDT
Last modified on Wed 3 Jun 2015 06.22 EDT

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/03/china-nazi-germany-south-china-sea-philippine-president-benigno-aquino

The Philippine president has likened present-day China to Nazi Germany, hinting that the world cannot continue to appease Beijing as it claims ever more territory in the South China Sea.

Benigno Aquino’s comments – made during a speech in Japan – came as disquiet grows over the quickening pace of China’s land reclamation programme in international waters, including its construction of a runway long enough for large military planes.

“If there was a vacuum, if the United States, which is the superpower, says ‘we are not interested’, perhaps there is no brake to ambitions of other countries,” he told an audience of business leaders in Tokyo.

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