miércoles, 28 de octubre de 2015

While the rhetoric is indeed fiery, Beijing’s response to date has been fairly measured

China ‘prepared to fight’ for territorial rights in South China Sea

US ‘freedom of navigation’ exercises are coercing military conflict, says Chinese colonel

The prospect of escalation in the stand-off between Beijing and Washington over the South China Sea was increased after Beijing said it was prepared to fight for its sovereign territorial rights in the region.

The US navy sent a guided-missile destroyer on patrol within a 12-nautical-mile exclusion area around an artificial island in Spratly Islands on Tuesday.

In response, China sent a guided-missile destroyer, the Lanzhou, and the naval patrol ship Taizhou to the area, and the vessels shadowed and gave warnings to the USS Lassen, the defence ministry said.


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