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US threatens military response to China


  • The United States has threatened military response to China after a standoff in the South China Sea between China and the Philippines. 
  • The US State Department has called Chinese actions in using water cannon against Philippine resupply boats in the South China Sea dangerous, provocative, and unjustified, and warned that an armed attack on Philippine vessels would invoke US mutual defense commitments.
  • Beijing should not interfere with lawful Philippine activities in the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone, he added.