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China, U.S. 'appropriately handling' seizure of drone, China says
December 17, 2016 / 9:30 AM / a year ago

China, U.S. 'appropriately handling' seizure of drone, China says

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday that China and the United States were using military channels to “appropriately handle” the seizure by the Chinese navy of a U.S. underwater drone in the South China Sea.

“It is understood that China and the United States are using military channels to appropriately handle this issue,” the ministry said in a brief statement sent to Reuters. It did not elaborate.

Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Richard Borsuk

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