Wang said Tuesday he hoped that “close up” military flights and patrols by U.S. Navy ships over the contested islands would end. Kerry said he wanted China to end its militarization of the contested islands in the South China Sea. "We want to halt the expansion and the militarization of occupied features," he said.
His Chinese counterpart added that he didn't want to see any more U.S. military over flights or patrols. "We don’t hope to see any more close-up military reconnaissance or the dispatch of missile destroyers or strategic bombers to the South China Sea," said Foreign Minister Wang.
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