Did the U.S. just open up another front, this time against China?
The current occupy Hong Kong movement is actively being supported and funded by Washington (at this point in the game that is no secret), as its addiction to color revolutions continues, but one serious questions remains, is Obama really prepared to open up another front, tis time against an extremely powerful China?
First Kerry and then Obama:
US Secretary of State John Kerry reiterated Washington’s support for “universal suffrage” in Hong Kong, the main demand put forward by protesters in the Asian financial hub.
“We support universal suffrage in Hong Kong accordant with the Basic Law, and we believe in open society with the highest possible degree of autonomy and governed by rule of law is essential for Hong Kong’s stability and prosperity,” Kerry said.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi received the same message from Barack Obama, whom he met later the same day, according to a White House statement about the meeting.
“The United States has consistently supported the open system that is essential to Hong Kong’s stability and prosperity, universal suffrage, and the aspiration of the Hong Kong people,” the statement reads.
China wasted no time responding to the statements with a clear diplomatic message…don’t f**k with us:
China’s foreign minister made it clear Beijing would not allow other countries to meddle into its ‘internal affairs’, responding in this way to US Secretary of State’s call for Beijing to grant Hong Kong the “highest possible degree of autonomy.”
“Hong Kong affairs are China’s internal affairs,” Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said. “All countries should respect China’s sovereignty. And this is also a basic principle governing international relations. I believe for any country, for any society, no one will allow those illegal acts that violate public order.”
Wang added he believed the current Hong Kong leadership was able to handle the large-scale sit-ins by itself.
Between ISIS, Ukraine, Russia, Ebola and now China, where in the world will Barry find the time to improve his golf game?
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