Biden Says China Raises ‘Risk of Accidents’ In Island Dispute

Biden said he will raise the issue with the Chinese on his visit later in the week.

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Vice President Joe Biden sharply criticized China’s attempt to claim sovereignty over disputed parts of the East China Sea, in remarks Tuesday showing unity with American ally Japan.

“This action has raised regional tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculation,” Biden said while in Tokyo on a multi-country Asia tour, the Associated Press reports. “The prospect for miscalculation and mistake is too high.”

Biden, standing beside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, said the U.S. is “deeply concerned” with the “air defense zone” China unilaterally created last week over disputed islands. The U.S. and Japan have refused to recognize the zone. Biden also said he will raise the issue with the Chinese leadership on his visit Thursday.

[AP]

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jefforsythe9
jefforsythe9

I am amazed how naive people are concerning the brutal Chinese Communist Party. The CCP has murdered eighty million of its own people since 1949 and since 1999 has been attempting the genocide of the tens of millions of innocent Falun Gong practitioners by the use of torture, slavery, organ harvesting and murder. The CCP is a blood-thirsty gangster regime but people living in the West as well as most Chinese are being kept in the dark concerning its true nature because of greed and the total control of the Chinese media by the CCP. The Chinese Communist Party is not something that should be shown any respect whatsoever, only disgust and fear.

JusticeFirst
JusticeFirst

@jefforsythe9 I challenge you to show concrete evidence on what you are accusing the communist party of doing, specifcally of murdering 80 million Chinese, and the genocide of tens of millions of Falun Gong members. 

Your allegations are too serious to be accepted at face value, without good evidence to back up your claims. If you are just maliciously accusing the CCP, because you think it is a trend to bash China and the Communist party of China, you are dead wrong. The CCP, as the leading party of the Chinese Government lifts hundreds of million of Chinese out of poverty in the last 30 years. These are no small achievement for the Chinese people. China, at this stage, cannot be totally democratic, as the Chinese themselve know too well. It is undergoing profound changes to become a strong and prosperous country, and many of those issues, such as Falun Gong and human rights, will certainly be tackled properly. With the internet getting increasingly popular, the Chinese people are getting increasing power to influence the government, and this is certain a very promising trend.

Again, malicious attempt to smear the government of China, or it governing party, is not accepted.  

jefforsythe9
jefforsythe9

@JusticeFirst @jefforsythe9 There were one hundred million Falun gong practitioners in Mainland China in 1999 when Jiang Zemin, the leader at that time of the CCP, started his heinous genocide because of jealousy and fear of losing his absolute power over his brainwashed people. That means one in every twelve people was a practitioner, from all walks of life, including the highest Party officials. Falun Gong has access to information from practitioners who work at embassies, police departments , slave camps and all the places where these atrocities are being committed. I can not force you to believe anything, it is totally your choice. If you would care to learn more facts concerning the blood-thirsty CCP, you may go on line and read The Nine Commentaries. Thank you for your consideration.

JusticeFirst
JusticeFirst

@jefforsythe9 @JusticeFirst you have no concrete evidence but just "hear say", or so called "commentaries".

You are just saying something that cannot be proved. 

I suggest you give up this practice because it only reflects on your immaturity. In this world, we must have evidence.