China Tells Obama To Back Off Spratly Islands Or Face ‘Vietnam’ Style Military Response

Liu Zhenmin, a vice minister in China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said: 'The Chinese people do not want to have war over the Spratly Islands, so we will be opposed to U.S. if it stirs up any conflict. 'Of course, if the Korean War or Vietnam War are replayed, then we will have to defend ourselves.'
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China has warned the United States not to ‘stir up any conflict’ in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea and said it was ready to replay the Korean War or Vietnam if provoked

EDITOR’S NOTE: China has, for years now, been illegally claiming millions of square miles of international waters in violation of a United Nations treaty. But because of the pusillanimous foreign policy of the ‘lead from behind’ Obama regime, America is not only no longer feared, we are not even respected. This is a perfect example of the damage that Obama has done and continues to do to the United States. 

“And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared.” Revelation 16:12 (KJV)

Liu Zhenmin, a vice minister in China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said: ‘The Chinese people do not want to have war, so we will be opposed to U.S. if it stirs up any conflict. ‘Of course, if the Korean War or Vietnam War are replayed, then we will have to defend ourselves.’

China has adopted an increasingly aggressive posture in the South China Sea as it seeks to intimidate neighbors Vietnam and the Philippines over the Spratly Islands, which are believed to be at the center of an oilfield.

China ramps up island-building in South China Sea:

A tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague is expected to rule in the next couple months on Beijing’s claims to 1.4 million square miles of ocean, though China has already rejected those proceedings.

There has also been growing tension with the U.S. and its allies Japan, Taiwan and the Philippines

Earlier this week the Pentagon claimed two Chinese aircraft intercepted a U.S. EP-3 reconnaissance plane near Hainan island in an ‘unsafe’ manner. The Chinese denied this, saying their jets kept at ‘a safe distance’ and did not make any ‘dangerous moves’.

Mr Liu said: ‘We rely heavily on the South China Sea for transportation of resources and energy and the South China Sea is an important trading group for us. ‘We attach great importance to peace and stability in the South China Sea.’ He warned the U.S. it ‘cannot circle China by building military bases’.

Mr Liu said: ‘The Chinese people and the government feel like we haven’t been treated fairly because the U.S. is blaming China for rising tensions in the South China Sea.

What matters is that the U.S. government has recognized that times have changed, and the U.S. can gain much more through cooperation than going to war.’

China has the largest standing army in the world – more than two million soldiers – and it has been building up its naval and air capability in recent years

It has also been building airstrips on disputed islands and atolls in the South China Sea to support its claim on the so-called ‘nine-dash line’ in the area. President Obama’s administration argues that China’s claim to a huge chunk of the South China Sea, containing major international shipping lanes, is ‘inconsistent with international law’.

Vietnam and the Philippines have rival claims and Washington fears Beijing is seeking to impose military controls over the entire area.

Much to Beijing’s annoyance, the US military has conducted several ‘freedom of navigation’ operations, in which planes or ships pass within a 12-nautical-mile buffer around the Chinese installations.

Chinese and American soldiers last fired on each other in anger during the 1950-53 Korean War.

The communist North invaded South Korea but was driven back by U.N. troops – mainly U.S. – at which point China came to Pyongyang’s assistance. The war ended in stalemate but tens of thousands of troops died on both sides. source

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  • Walter Mintz

    And Obama will comply

  • Larry/vietnamvet1971

    Why is China wasting their time..trying to Scare obama…he will do NOTHING or maybe obama is looking for an Event to give him more POWER to put a lock down on America.As Evil as he is nothing is out of bounds with hi.

  • Sooner or later, the ChiComs are going to pull the trigger. This is because of the weakness propagated and advertised by rubber-kneed, anti-America Obama. What happens after that is anyone’s guess, but the ChiComs have previously made it clear that nukes will be part of the plan early on. Ain’t gonna be pretty folks.

  • Kim

    A most interesting link:http://www.whatdoesitmean.com/index1723.htm

    Matthew 24:3-26King James Version (KJV)

    3 And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?

    4 And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you.

    5 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.

    6 And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.

    7 For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.

    8 All these are the beginning of sorrows.

  • mg

    well, even if our enemies (military or otherwise) are not invited over here to take over, or create a false flag war or attack, it’s just a matter of time before the US as a whole (with whatever at the helm) pees someone off and is willing to risk (possibly) total annihilation just to finally kick back at the bully on the street and hit us with something that is not easily overcome. Nukes, bio, chems, whatever…maybe ground forces…maybe we should tell the world whenever and wherever we can online who their enemy is and that we the public really have nothing to do with what the gov’t does…that we are just as much a victim as they are…never know, we might gain sympathy and they actually attack the right people and places instead of hurting innocent civilians…no? Just saying…the USA is making many mad…the beast, the USA, and the woman (Jerusalem) who rides her dictating the beast’s foreign policy is about near to expire. Everyone know, or should know that certain elements in Israel have always dictated America’s foreign policies, or at least that’s what Arial Sharon stated many years ago…my evidence has shown that to be accurate…so get ready…war , big time war is approaching.

  • Joanna

    Please pray for our Christian Brothers and Sisters in China, I guess you’ve heard by now that the Government in China has been rounding them up and persecuting them and there’s been stories of beatings and abuse from authorities.
    Despite the efforts of the Communist regime, more and more people are giving their hearts to The Lord and declaring Jesus Christ as their Saviour.

    Hello MG everyone here in UK and Europe afraid war is on horizon but not yet….Revival has been prophesied and to start in Russia and Europe and spread to other countries…did you know many Russians have been hearing the Gospel from Preachers from UK and other European countries and the arenas have been crowded and the Gov over there gave permission to have some TV Christian broadcast in Ukraine and other regions and Baltic Countries?

    Yes war will come and Tribulation too, but take heart, there are good things happening, you don’t get to hear about it on mainstream news,
    The Lord is moving in these countries.
    The Preacher David Hathaway has been going to Ukraine and Russia and Israel. Eurovision.
    God Bless you all

  • Joanna

    What worries most people isn’t China or Russia it is what happened in Paris and Brussels, that is what frighten people here…nervous and worried, is travelling safe, that is what people are anxious about.
    Most of the population is distracted by Celebrity news and trivial materialistic things, shallow fluffy stuff…
    People obsessed with image and idolise famous people…
    We have more Beauty Parlours here and Nail Bars than churches…

    Sorry I know I am off topic, it is just sad to see…most churches have been closed and Gyms, Earth goddess temple moved in instead.
    The UK is no longer standing up for righteousness and a lot of churches have multi-faith or have Replacement Theology.

    There are believers that gather to pray and read the Holy Bible and God’s Word is the final authority…they get mocked by other Church-goers though, not everyone who says that they are a Believer actually is a Christian.

    Read the Holy Bible, stand up for Christianity and don’t conform to the world. Pray and encourage each other.
    God Bless you

  • Joanna

    David Hathaway Eurovision Mission to Europe I was talking about, not the Eurovision music contest..

    David Hathaway has preached to Russians and Ukrainians and. The Lord is moving over there, people are being healed in Jesus’ Name and the Lame can now walk, the deaf hear healed by Jesus Christ our Lord. Many people healed and Praising The Lord!!!

    We should be spreading the Good News to people in our communities and reach the lost. Pray for our loved ones, friends, strangers, people in authority, pray over your cities…
    God Bless you.

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