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The Sunday Review

The Philippines and China Sunday tussled over Chinese rocket debris in the disputed South China SeaTensions are rising ahead of the scheduled US Vice President Kamala Harris visit.

A Chinese Two times, a vessel blocked a Philippine Navy boat before it took the debris It was being tow off Thitu Island which is occupied the Philippines and Locally, it is known as Pag-asa Island.

Carlos released a statement Monday stating that the Chinese coast guard “forcefully retrieved” floating debris Off the waters. He stated that local personnel used long-range cameras. and spotted the debris On Sunday, it is approximately 800 yards from a sandbar and Take it out for a walk.

The debris Was described as “metallic” and Similar to the fragments that were recovered in Other parts of the It was discovered that the country was created two weeks ago. Chinese rocket launch, state-run Philippine News Agency (PNA) reported.

Mao Ning spoke on Monday at a regular media conference. She is a spokesperson for China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, also confirmed that Chinese Ships of maritime police found unidentified floating object in the disputed waters Sunday

Mao denied any confrontation and Reporters “there was no so-called interception and seizure at the scene.”

“After identifying it as the debris of a rocket fairing recently launched by China, local personnel first salvaged and towed the floating object. After friendly negotiations between the two sides, the Philippine side returned the floating object to the Chinese side on the spot, and Chinese personnel expressed their gratitude to the Philippine side,” Mao said Monday.

Harris had been scheduled to visit on Sunday. the Palawan’s western province is home to a Philippine military command in Defense and It is worth patrolling waters On the Edge of the South China Sea Is located.

This was not the case the first time China’s space debris It was located near the Philippines. Debris recovered in Two different locations the waters Palawan and Occidental Mindoro might have come from a Long Mar 5B rocket That China launched in Late October the Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA), said in A statement on November 9

“In relation to this, PhilSA would like to reiterate its sustained efforts to promote and encourage accountability among nations for objects launched into space,” the Statement.

China Multiple times, has been criticised for allowing rocket NASA accused Beijing last year of attempting to control uncontrolled reentry to Earth in stages. “failing to meet responsible standards regarding their space debris” After parts of a Chinese rocket Landed in the Indian