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China says no one can carry out oil, gas activities in Chinese waters without Beijing's permission

Reuters  |  BEIJING 

(Reuters) - China's said on Thursday that no country, organisation, company or individual can carry out or exploitation in Chinese waters without permission from

Ministry made the comment at a regular briefing when asked about recent drilling by Rosneft Vietnam BV, a unit of Russian firm Rosneft, in an area of the Sea that is claimed by

"We urge relevant parties to earnestly respect China's sovereign and jurisdictional rights and not do anything that could impact bilateral relations or this region's peace and stability," Lu said.

(Reporting by Christian Shepherd; Writing by Michael Martina; Edited by Martin Howell)

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 14:39 IST
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