VP Harris urges defense of sovereignty in South China Sea


              In this photo provided by the Philippine Coast Guard, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, is given a tour on board the Philippine Coast Guard BRP Teresa Magbanua (MRRV-9701) during her visit to Puerto Princesa, Palawan province, Philippines, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Philippine Coast Guard via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the Philippine Coast Guard, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris waves on board the Philippine Coast Guard BRP Teresa Magbanua (MRRV-9701) during her visit to Puerto Princesa, Palawan province, western Philippines on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Philippine Coast Guard via AP)
            In this photo provided by the Philippine Coast Guard, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris speaks on board the Philippine Coast Guard BRP Teresa Magbanua (MRRV-9701) during her visit to Puerto Princesa, Palawan province, western Philippines on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Philippine Coast Guard via AP) 
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris arrives at the Puerto Princesa International Airport, Philippines, to visit a local village in Palawan on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Douglas Emhoff wave as they depart Puerto Princesa Port, Philippines, en route to Yokota Air Base in Japan on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris departs Puerto Princesa Port, Philippines, en route to Yokota Air Base in Japan on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            In this photo provided by the Philippine Coast Guard, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, is given a tour on board the Philippine Coast Guard BRP Teresa Magbanua (MRRV-9701) during her visit to Puerto Princesa, Palawan province, western Philippines on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Harris visited a western Philippines island province at the edge of the South China Sea on Tuesday to amplify America's support to its treaty ally and underline U.S. interest in freedom of navigation in the disputed waters, where it has repeatedly chastised China for belligerent actions. (Philippine Coast Guard via AP) U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris departs Puerto Princesa Port, Philippines, en route to Yokota Air Base in Japan on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool) U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, talks to reporters on board the Philippine Coast Guard BRP Teresa Magbanua (MRRV-9701) during her visit to Puerto Princesa, Palawan province, western Philippines on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Harris visited a western Philippines island province at the edge of the South China Sea on Tuesday to amplify America's support to its treaty ally and underline U.S. interest in freedom of navigation in the disputed waters, where it has repeatedly chastised China for belligerent actions. (AP Photo/Jim Gomez) In this photo provided by the Philippine Coast Guard, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, center left, arrives for a vessel tour on board the Philippine Coast Guard BRP Teresa Magbanua (MRRV-9701) during her visit to Puerto Princesa, Palawan province, western Philippines on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Harris visited a western Philippines island province at the edge of the South China Sea on Tuesday to amplify America's support to its treaty ally and underline U.S. interest in freedom of navigation in the disputed waters, where it has repeatedly chastised China for belligerent actions. (Philippine Coast Guard via AP) U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, second from left, arrives for a vessel tour on board the Philippine Coast Guard BRP Teresa Magbanua (MRRV-9701) during her visit to Puerto Princesa, Palawan province, western Philippines on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Harris visited a western Philippines island province at the edge of the South China Sea on Tuesday to amplify America's support to its treaty ally and underline U.S. interest in freedom of navigation in the disputed waters, where it has repeatedly chastised China for belligerent actions. (AP Photo/Jim Gomez) U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris arrives at the Puerto Princesa International Airport, Philippines, to visit a local village in Palawan on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)