Ma reiterates Taiping Island is an 'island,' not a 'rock'

01/28/2016 09:45 PM
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Taipei, Jan. 28 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) on Thursday reiterated that Taiping Island in the disputed South China Sea is an "island," not a "rock", as he sought to solidify Taiwan's sovereignty claim over the island, after he visited it earlier in the day.

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