China's actions are 'extreme, disproportionate and escalatory', says Blinken

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The US secretary of state said there was ‘no justification’ for China’s military drills around Taiwan after the US house speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to the island.
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Addressing a news conference on the sidelines of the Asean regional forum meeting, Antony Blinken said the US had repeatedly told China it did not seek a crisis. He added that Pelosi’s visit was peaceful but China chose to ‘overreact’

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alec cap August 5, 2022 - 6:36 PM

What's it got to do with him ?

FarHaN August 5, 2022 - 6:37 PM

Paper Tiger= China

peter greenslade August 5, 2022 - 6:38 PM

We did nothing…….but push for world war

Baldwin Neutron August 5, 2022 - 6:38 PM

Welcome to comment of CPP bots 🇨🇳
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YouTube Dislikes August 5, 2022 - 6:38 PM

Imagine if a senior Russian or Iranian Parliament Leader came to Scotland and met with Nicola Sturgeon after she declares declared independence.

Myth 505 August 5, 2022 - 6:38 PM

What's with these dictatorships launching missiles blindly as soon as their fragile leadership is under any type of threat?

Hieronymus Jacabus Princeps OSe August 5, 2022 - 6:39 PM

Ha!. How many times did China say 'Don't do it?' US thinks it like it was in the 90's. It aint.

Эндрю August 5, 2022 - 6:40 PM

Taiwan is part of china forever 🇨🇳

Эндрю August 5, 2022 - 6:40 PM

Long live china 🇨🇳

24SparrowJack August 5, 2022 - 6:40 PM

there just having a tantrum they'll calm down in a week or so like a woman

atommachine August 5, 2022 - 6:41 PM

Beware the Red Horse . No 3.

Barry Scott August 5, 2022 - 6:41 PM

Says anyone with a set of eyeballs. Pays this man

Jessica Printke August 5, 2022 - 6:41 PM

The fact is Blinkin Is changing his song like the Canary. It's only a matter of time before United States determines that the leader of Russia has suddenly become mentally incompetent. And that he is must be deathly ill Because he obviously is unstable. Isn't that how it goes when you don't agree with the leader anymore They all of a sudden become evil and mentally unstable ?

Saleh Uddin August 5, 2022 - 6:41 PM

The meaning of the word " Provocation " needs to be corrected.

TheBulletin August 5, 2022 - 6:41 PM

China is an expansionist authoritarian dictatorship. Problem is, they have noticed a weakened U.S. now, like the Russians did: and they seek to capitalise on that weakness.

Matt Woodgate August 5, 2022 - 6:42 PM

America: stop hitting yourself, stop hitting yourself, stop hitting yourself

Also america: why is your reaction so extreme and disproportionate!?

Duya Taksis August 5, 2022 - 6:42 PM

"President" Tsai? What's that? Taiwan has no president, only countries have presidents.

Alptekin Baser August 5, 2022 - 6:43 PM


ANDROID PLAY NUGGET August 5, 2022 - 6:44 PM

Can someone tell me who is this b** ?

Carrie Gauntlett August 5, 2022 - 6:45 PM

Then Stop blaming every country…Take responsibility for your actions.

Jessica Printke August 5, 2022 - 6:45 PM

In order to know the true intentions behind the mask in order to Cipher through the lies and truth It must be put to the test. And that requires a strike.

knight night August 5, 2022 - 6:45 PM

PLA didn't defer Pelosi plane, that's extreme disappointment to 1.4 billion Chinese people.

Peregrine Slim August 5, 2022 - 6:47 PM

Starting a war in Europe and now trying to do the same in Asia. America is indeed the evil empire!

knight night August 5, 2022 - 6:48 PM

After you utterly ignored China's warning and disappointment, what do you expect China to treat yours.

Truth seeker August 5, 2022 - 6:49 PM

To all those saying pelosi was in her right to visit. Then China is in their right to have live drills. It’s what USA wanted.

Garrie Jackson August 5, 2022 - 6:50 PM

Fikin yanks think they can do whatever they like, their a bunch of warmongers who aren't happy unless they create mayhem

Gaz Wright August 5, 2022 - 6:51 PM

Change the word China with US and its correct

Sbeast August 5, 2022 - 6:53 PM

Chinas views and actions towards Taiwan has nothing to do with Pelosi. They have wanted to take it for a long time and will likely use force at some point. Look at what happened in Hong Kong for what may happen next.