DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – The United States is not looking for dispute with China though stairs it is holding in a South China Sea are self-isolating and call other countries to find assistance from Washington, U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter pronounced on Friday.
“I’m not one of those people who believes dispute between a United States and China is inevitable, it’s positively not desirable, we don’t consider it’s likely,” Carter pronounced during a World Economic Forum in Davos.
“We don’t find to ask people to take sides. We do know that people are entrance to us increasingly. Why is that? It is since China is holding some stairs that we fear are self-isolating, pushing towards a outcome that nothing of us wants,” he said, in anxiety to Chinese measures in a South China Sea.
(Writing by Noah Barkin; Editing by Alexander Smith)
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