1. If Doklam standoff continues, China may issue ultimatum to India, says ex-naval officer Xu Guangyu

If Doklam standoff continues, China may issue ultimatum to India, says ex-naval officer Xu Guangyu

With Doklam standoff still continuing between India and China, an ex-rear admiral of the Chinese Navy has warned that his country's foreign and defense ministries may issue an ultimatum to India before September to retreat to its side.

By: | Beijing | Published: August 17, 2017 2:01 PM

China, India, Doklam, Chinese rear admiral, BRICS summmit, Chinese Navy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Xu Guangyu China has multiple ways of pushing India back to its own soil if India ignores the ultimatum, as a few dozen military personnel and one bulldozer [in Doklam] is a piece of cake for the Chinese military,” Xu said. (ANI)
With Doklam standoff still continuing between India and China, an ex-rear admiral of the Chinese Navy has warned that his country’s foreign and defense ministries may issue an ultimatum to India before September to retreat to its side. “If India keeps its troops in Chinese territory, China’s foreign and defense ministries are very likely to issue an ultimatum before September of giving a certain number of days to India to withdraw its troops. After the deadline, if Indian troops still remain within China’s territory, India will be responsible for all the consequences,” the Global Times quoted Rear Admiral (Retired) Xu Guangyu, who is now a senior adviser to the China Arms Control and Disarmament Association, as saying. China has multiple ways of pushing India back to its own soil if India ignores the ultimatum, as a few dozen military personnel and one bulldozer [in Doklam] is a piece of cake for the Chinese military,” Xu said. Rear Admiral (Retired) Guangyu even stressed that the BRICS summit will not be disrupted because of the Doklam issue and will specifically focus on cooperation between rising economies.

Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying has reaffirmed China’s position that the withdrawal of the Indian troops in Doklam is the precondition to solving the problem. “China is more than capable of defeating India in potential military conflict with its advanced weapons and air bases,” Chinese state media quoted Chinese analysts said.

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“Even if India withdraws its troops from the Doklam Plateau, China will not let the matter drop, because withdrawal is just the precondition, not the solution. China will still make India pay for its offensive and provocative behavior even if India withdraws its troops as China requests,” Global Times quoted Ye Hailin, director of the National Institute of International Strategy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, as saying.

 

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  1. Swaminathangeethamohan Krishnan
    Aug 18, 2017 at 10:47 am
    Chinese action is irreversible and will lead to consquences damagingbChina more
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    1. Rakesh Kapoor
      Aug 17, 2017 at 3:18 pm
      And Indians will take all this lying down . Let us wait and see big mouth Commies.It is time your bluff is called otherwise, China is well on its way to produce a new Hitler in the person of Xi Jinping.
      Reply
      1. Ravikumar Thiruchitrambalam
        Aug 17, 2017 at 3:15 pm
        Ha ha ha! How many more times you'll issue ultimatum!? China should have thought twice before acting, Now its in a tight corner where they can’t act against anyone and everyone can put pressure on them. China has unnecessarily over reached much before its peaking, which means only one possibility from now onwards China has to well behave and international community has to certify its behavior if it misbehaves only action will be isolation and sanctions. China get used to it!
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