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China warns Philippines: We will never tolerate ‘occupation’ of disputed shoal


Philippines warship grounded at Renai Reef

Philippines warship grounded at Renai Reef

China warned the Philippines on Monday to abandon a disputed shoal in the South China Sea after Manila said it planned to challenge a Chinese naval blockade of the area by sending supplies to its troops stationed there.

Last week, a senior Philippines military official said his country would send civilian supply ships to its soldiers deployed on a vessel that ran aground on the disputed Second Thomas Shoal in 1999. The shoal is known in China as the Ren’ai reef and in the Philippines as Ayungin.

“The Chinese government‘s attitude on maintaining the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity is unwavering. We will never tolerate the Philippines illegal occupation of Ren’ai reef,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei told a daily news briefing.

“China is on high alert for the Philippines possibly taking more provocative acts in the South China Sea. The Philippines must accept responsibility for the consequences of what will happen,” he added.

Second Thomas Shoal, a strategic gateway to an area believed to be rich in oil and natural gas, is one of several possible maritime flashpoints that could prompt the United States to intervene in defense of Asian allies troubled by increasingly assertive Chinese maritime claims.

China claims the Philippines is trying to start construction on the reef, which it claims as part of its own territory. The Philippines claims the shoal is part of its continental shelf.

Beijing’s claim over islands, reefs and atolls that form the Spratlys, a group of 250 uninhabitable islets spread over 165,000 square miles (427,000 square km), has set it directly against U.S. allies Vietnam and the Philippines, while Brunei, Malaysia and Taiwan also lay claim to parts of the South China Sea.

Source: Reuters “China warns Philippine against ‘occupation’ of disputed shoal”
 
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15 thoughts on “China warns Philippines: We will never tolerate ‘occupation’ of disputed shoal

  1. Then let it happen, arrogant China. It’s about time to put an end on arrogance, played out my some who think they are stronger. If it has to be this way, fine. Let’s go to war then. About time to clean up this shit.

    That’s what you’re talking about, when talking “consequences”, right! Enough talk, – Action, now!

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    Posted by Dalla Dilemma | March 18, 2014, 8:45 pm
  2. It’s ironic how China keeps lambasting Japan for the latter’s war crimes when they themselves are now acting like 1930s Japan. The world never runs out of diablos. The ship stays. Filipinos prepare!

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    Posted by elmer | March 18, 2014, 9:53 pm
  3. Reblogged this on Ace News Services 2014 and commented:
    #ANS2014

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    Posted by #AceNewsGroup | March 19, 2014, 5:38 am
  4. Reblogged this on Embakasi Reloaded.

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    Posted by mahustlerszone | March 20, 2014, 11:02 pm

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