Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Has China Just Issued A Red Line For War Against North Korea?

North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear facility. (Photo : USAF)

China Topix: China Lays Down Red Line for Military Strikes against North Korea’s Nuclear Plants

China will attack North Korea's facilities producing nuclear bombs and has revealed the "Red Line" North Korea must cross for this act of war to occur.

The editorial in the newspaper Global Times, which is owned by the People's Daily (the newspaper of the Communist Party of China), said the threat of a "nuclear leakage or pollution" at North Korea's nuclear facilities that damages the environment of northeast China (which shares a border with North Korea) will trigger a response from China.

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Update: China Threatens To Bomb North Korea's Nuclear Facilities If It Crosses Beijing's "Bottom Line" (Zero Hedge)

WNU Editor: The Global Times editorial has been removed. But there is a translated Google cache of the editorial here .... Commentary: China’s bottom line on DPRK nuclear issue (Huang Panyue, Global Times). Its posting and quickly removal tells me that the Chinese government is still not sure on how to approach North Korea .... but there is clearly a lot of hostility from Beijing now being directed at North Korea, and they are telegraphing to everyone their wish that North Korean leader Kim Jung-un was gone .


RussInSoCal said...

Yep. This sat on zero hedge all morning. No one else picked it up. Probably for good reason. Almost too good to be true, right?

I guess we'll know if Kim Jong-un decides not to cook off his nuke-test/demo this month.

Fusion said...

Who honestly thinks the US will strike NK? If they did I would assume I'd would be a shitty deal for South Korea.

King Aragon said...

Bunkers are ready for war

fazman said...

Be even shittier if hawaii was glow in the dark in 2 years.