Malaysia to summon Chinese envoy after airspace ‘intrusion’

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Malaysia to summon Chinese envoy after airspace ‘intrusion’” – below is their description.

    Malaysia’s foreign ministry said it would summon China’s ambassador after an airspace “intrusion” by 16 Chinese military planes near the country’s Sarawak state on Borneo. The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) said its radar picked up the Chinese aircraft near Malaysian-administered Luconia Shoals, a fishing ground in the disputed South China Sea, on May 31, 2021.

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    Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying parts of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. It’s known for its beaches, rainforests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences. The capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such as Bukit Bintang and skyscrapers such as the iconic, 451m-tall Petronas Twin Towers. 

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