“The role of the Philippines in the South China Sea is actually, in my view, a troublemaker,” People’s Liberation Army Major General Luo Yuan, known as “The Hawk” among Beijing’s military leaders, said in his first interview with foreign media.
Luo said the Philippines attempted to provoke the Chinese government by asking help from the United States, whom he called “biased” over the maritime dispute.
A Chinese news analyst had also called the Philippines a “troublemaker” for seeking help from other nations in pursuing its claims over parts of the potentially oil-rich Spratlys region.
Luo, who is also vice minister of World Military Research Department of the Academy of Military Sciences in Beijing, also took a swipe at India and warned the country not to increase…
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