Skip to comments.China denounces US, Japan for 'provocative' remarks (Singapore Secutiy Conference)
Posted on 06/01/2014 12:37:59 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
China on Sunday strongly denounced Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US defence chief Chuck Hagel for making "provocative" speeches against Beijing.
"The Chinese delegation ... have this feeling that the speeches of Mr. Abe and Mr. Hagel are a provocative action against China," said Lieutenant General Wang Guanzhong, deputy chief of the general staff of the People's Liberation Army (PLA).
Diverting from his prepared remarks, Wang told a top Asian security forum in Singapore that the speeches of the top US and Japanese officials were "unacceptable".
He accused Abe, who spoke on Friday, and Hagel, who delivered his speech Saturday, of coordinating and encouraging each other to attack China in their remarks.
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