Britain trying to headline grab in South China Sea, says state media

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Global Times attacks announcement by UK’s defence minister that HMS Sutherland will navigate disputed waters

Britain’s defence ministry is trying to justify its existence and grab attention with a planned warship mission through the disputed South China Sea, a Chinese newspaper has said.

The HMS Sutherland will sail through the South China Sea to assert freedom-of-navigation rights, according to remarks made by the British defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, while visiting Australia.

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