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Philippines’s Duterte to China: If You Invade Us, ‘It Will Be Bloody’


Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has saved some of his most reserved public language for China, has warned Beijing to abstain from any physical invasion of disputed territories in the South China Sea or “it will be bloody” for both parties.

“I would walk the extra mile to ask for peace for everybody,” Duterte said Wednesdayduring a speech to the 2nd Infantry Division of the Philippine Army, “But I am sure and I guarantee to them that if they invade us, it will be bloody and we will not give it to them easily.

“There will come a time that they have to do some reckoning about this,” he added, while assuring Chinese listeners that he had no plans to “raise hell now” about their territorial disputes. – READ MORE

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