Kerry to Say U.S. Committed to Free South China Sea Movement

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks with U.S. State Secretary John Kerry, through a translator, during a lunch banquet in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will leave China “in absolutely no doubt” about Washington’s commitment to freedom of navigation in and flight over the South China Sea when he visits Beijing this weekend, a senior State Department official said on Wednesday.