SCMP: 'Beijing on Monday accused Canadian warplanes of stepping up reconnaissance against the Chinese military, and defended the actions of PLA aircraft as “reasonable” and “professional”. Chinese defence ministry spokesman Wu Qian said Beijing had made solemn representations to Ottawa via diplomatic channels. The protest came after the Canadian Armed Forces last week accused China of harassing its pilots while they monitored potential sanction breaches by Pyongyang, forcing the Canadian planes to divert from their flight paths on several occasions to avoid collision....'
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