CHINA is preparing for war in the South China Sea and Taiwan as tensions between China and the US continue to escalate over trade and Chinese expansion
China’s President Xi Jinping ordered the Southern Theatre Command, the nation’s military group that monitors the South China Sea and Taiwan, to “prepare the war” last Thursday.
He told the state broadcaster CCTV that it was important for the military to be prepared for war.
President Xi said: “It’s necessary to strengthen the mission and concentrate preparations for fighting a war.”
He made his comments during an inspection of the Southern Theatre Command located in Guangdong province. read more…
‘We are preparing for war’ Russia issues SHOCK warning over US withdrawal from INF Treaty
A LEADING Russian official has warned that Russia is preparing for war in the wake of the US’s unilateral withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), in a sign of growing tensions between the two foes.
Andrei Belousov, deputy head of the Department of Nonproliferation and Arms Control at the Russian Foreign Minister, raised concerns over potential future conflict between the US and Russia, stating that Moscow will defend its territorial integrity and principles in response to US aggression.
Mr Belousov made his remarks after the First Committee of the UN General Assembly voted against a draft resolution to the INF proposed by Russia in support of the treaty.
He said: “Here recently at the meeting, the United States said that Russia is preparing for war.
“Yes, Russia is preparing for war, I have confirmed it. read more…