Undeterred India to hunt for oil in South China Sea

Source: The Times of India

NEW DELHI: Brushing aside China’s warning on Thursday asking countries “outside the region” to stay away from the South China Sea, foreign minister SM Krishna told his Vietnamcounterpart Pham Binh Minh that India’sONGC Videsh will go ahead with oil and gas exploration in the disputed region or the two offshore blocks which Vietnam claims as its own.

Beijing had said on Thursday that it is opposed to any country engaging in oil and gas exploration and development activities in waters under China’s jurisdiction.


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