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July 24, 2012: China Establishes Sansha City, Intensifying The Maritime Conflict With Vietnam

July 24, 2012: China Establishes Sansha City, Intensifying The Maritime Conflict With Vietnam
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What happened? On July 24, 2012, China established a prefecture-level city called Sansha City (in Vietnamese: Thành phố Tam Sa) under Hainan Province, the most important strategic location [https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/aspp.12495] for China to push territorial claims in the South China Sea [1]

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