seoul - Weather is the South China Sea under discussion. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday in Seoul that he is with South Korea and the United States wants to ensure that the sea remains an open and peaceful place. Shinzo conducts talks in Seoul with South Korean President Park Geun-hye.
For both countries, the South China Sea is an extremely important trade route. They feel threatened by China's stance. Peking claims a large part of the sea, which is rich in energy resources. Last week China hit yet threatening language then enter an American warship within the 12-mile zone of a Chinese island in the sea.