Hong Kong media that the PLA military exercise in South China Sea, warning Vietnam Philippines
Data Figure: People’s Liberation Army Marine Corps amphibious tanks at sea firing exercises
People June 21 Xinhua recently growing tension in the South China Sea, Vietnam, the Philippines and other countries continue to challenge China’s bottom line. The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy in the South China Sea region has recently conducted two military exercises. Hong Kong’s Wen Wei Po editorial said that the PLA at this sensitive time to start a series of exercises, designed to communicate a clear warning message: Although China insists on peaceful solution to the South China Sea disputes, they also make the necessary military preparations, have the determination and strength ensure that the country’s core interests are not violated. The editorial pointed out that historical experience has repeatedly shown that military power to defend national sovereignty and territory of the basic guarantee for the peaceful settlement of disputes solid backing. China is now growing national strength and military strength is far above the neighboring countries in the South China Sea. China will not bullying the weak, but it will not let a small bully big absurd situation there. People’s Liberation Army has been vigilant, the country that insists on taking over provocative actions will have been a strong fight back.
editorial pointed out that China has always stressed the “shelving disputes and seeking common development” principle to resolve the South China Sea disputes, advocates around the country through bilateral consultations and negotiations to resolve their differences. However, this is China has sovereignty over the South China Sea as a prerequisite to negotiations, negotiated settlement does not mean giving up sovereignty and interests of the South China Sea. Recently, Vietnam, Philippines and other countries in the South China Sea on the issue insatiable move, brazenly violating China’s sovereignty, challenging China’s bottom line, the PLA’s military exercises targeted, is to issue a serious warning. Chinese love peace, to safeguard regional peace, but over violations of sovereignty, will not sit idly by, will be a strong counterattack.
editorial also said that China’s South China Sea Islands and their adjacent waters has indisputable sovereignty over the South China Sea islands and the adjacent waters of the compatriots on both sides of sovereignty is a shared responsibility. Today, the increasing ease cross-strait relations, cross-strait exchanges is based on the principle of one embodiment of the “1992 consensus” politics based on the two sides belong to one China, compatriots across the Straits are all Chinese. Taiwan in the South China Sea also has huge economic interests. The two sides should be more understanding, more active cooperation in maintaining the sovereignty of the South China Sea, sea defense, display and unanimously force co-insurance benefits.
editorial concluded that the South China Sea, rolling clouds, aggressive neighboring countries of China, the United States to intervene is the most critical factor. These countries that have the backing of the United States, the United States rely on self-respect, the legendary, hard-line stance of the Chinese put so increasingly tense situation in the region. Intensification of the South China Sea disputes, the United States, the main goal is to continue to contain China. However, the rise of China is the irresistible trend of the U.S. economic recovery is now, international affairs, can not do without China’s cooperation, the United States can not and do not want to damage because of the South China Sea and comprehensive US-China relations. Vietnam, the Philippines and other countries should recognize the situation and properly handle differences, respect China’s core interests, mutual trust and sincerity to seek ways to resolve the dispute.(edit: SN049)
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