China vows `decisive response` to S. China Sea provocations

China  threatened a "decisive response" to any provocations in the South China Sea, following an international tribunal ruling against its extensive claims in the disputed area.

AFP| Updated: Jul 14, 2016, 16:07 PM IST

Beijing: China Thursday threatened a "decisive response" to any provocations in the South China Sea, following an international tribunal ruling against its extensive claims in the disputed area.

"If anyone wants to take any provocative action against China`s security interests based on the award, China will make a decisive response," foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Thursday.