Thursday, August 31, 2017

Yeganeh Torbati — U.S. retaliates against Russia, orders closure of consulate, annexes

US-Russian relations continue to sour. Cold War 2.0 looms as both sides arm up and beef up their nuclear capabilities.

U.S. retaliates against Russia, orders closure of consulate, annexes
Yeganeh Torbati

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Diplomatic war: From Obama’s expulsion of Russian embassy staff to Trump’s closure of SF consulate

China says it will never allow war or chaos on its doorstep as tensions escalate on Korean Peninsula
It is crucial that unlike many previous statements, today’s was made not by the Chinese Foreign Ministry but by the Defense Ministry. This sends a clear message that the People’s Liberation Army will not tolerate any military action by foreign powers on the Korean peninsula, namely the United States.
This is the first time that the Chinese Defence Ministry has clearly made such a statement with previous allusions to such things deriving from the Chinese media.
A similar ironclad commitment to the ‘double-freeze’ was further made at yesterday’s session of the United Nations Security Council by Russia’s Ambassador to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya.
Having borders with North Korea, China and Russia draw a red line.

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Noah Way said...

When WWIII starts we can all thank Hillary.

Matt Franko said...

But think of all the payroll Putin is now saving....

MRW said...

China and Russia putting their foot down. Far heavier than anything the US could administer.