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China mobilizing troops, jets near Korea

Posted By admin On April 2, 2013 @ 4:17 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Bill Gertz
Washington Free Beacon [1]
April 2, 2013

China has placed military forces on heightened alert in the northeastern part of the country as tensions mount on the Korean peninsula following recent threats by Pyongyang to attack, U.S. officials said.

Reports from the region reveal the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) recently increased its military posture in response to the heightened tensions, specifically North Korea’s declaration of a “state of war” and threats to conduct missile attacks against the United States and South Korea.

According to the officials, the PLA has stepped up military mobilization in the border region with North Korea since mid-March, including troop movements and warplane activity.

China’s navy also conducted live-firing naval drills by warships in the Yellow Sea that were set to end Monday near the Korean peninsula, in apparent support of North Korea, which was angered by ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills that are set to continue throughout April.

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[1] Washington Free Beacon: http://freebeacon.com/border-patrol/

[2] China Fears Korea Crisis Could Spiral Out Of Control: http://www.prisonplanet.com/china-fears-korea-crisis-could-spiral-out-of-control.html

[3] South Korea to defy North by sending in troops: http://www.prisonplanet.com/south-korea-to-defy-north-by-sending-in-troops.html

[4] North Korea Warns Embassies of Conflict Risk as Missiles Move: http://www.prisonplanet.com/north-korea-warns-embassies-of-conflict-risk-as-missiles-move.html

[5] N Korea calls US-South drill ‘a threat’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/n-korea-calls-us-south-drill-a-threat.html

[6] N Korean troops fire at S Korea: http://www.prisonplanet.com/n-korean-troops-fire-at-s-korea.html

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