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Naval maneuvers: the US provokes China

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — Unprecedented naval maneuvers between the United States and ten countries in Southeast Asia began on Monday, September 2 against a backdrop of growing influence in the region between Americans and Chinese.

Eight warships, several fighter planes and more than a thousand soldiers are to participate in these joint exercises that are launched from a naval base south of the resort town of Pattaya.

They must take place over five days including “in the Gulf of Thailand and the South China Sea,” said the US Embassy in Bangkok in a statement.

The exercises that begin Monday will allow us to “work together on common priorities on maritime security in the region,” said Vice Admiral Phil Sawyer, commander of the 7th US fleet.

The Burmese navy is participating in maneuvers despite US sanctions imposed on several army officials for the “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims.

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