Beijing puts missiles back on contested South China Sea islands amid rising tension with the United States
- China removed surface-to-air missiles from Woody Island in Paracel Islands
- The missiles have now reappeared on the dispute territory in South China Sea
- Tensions have been rising between China and the United States in the region
- Beijing claims a large part of South China Sea and has been building bases there
Published: 08:41 EDT, 11 June 2018 | Updated: 10:52 EDT, 11 June 2018
Chinese missiles have reappeared on a disputed island in the South China Sea amid rising tensions with the United States.
Satellite images of Woody Island, China’s largest base in the Paracel Islands that are also claimed by Vietnam and Taiw