© AP Photo / Andy WongФлаги China on the building of the House of the people in Beijing. Archival photo<img src="/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/10/e2e782822bb523fb9b619fef4d2a9063.jpg" alt="China called the requirement trump to join the INF Treaty blackmail” />© AP Photo / Andy Wong
Beijing will not tolerate blackmail from any of the countries, said the official representative of the foreign Ministry of China Hua Chunying.
«This agreement between the United States and the former Soviet Union, it is bilateral,» — recalled the diplomat.
Hua Chunying stressed that China will continue to adhere to the defensive nature of its national policy.
Beijing also encourages US not to swim against the tide and think twice before taking any decision on this issue, she added.
On the eve of us President Donald trump said that Beijing must accede to the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate range (the INF Treaty).
He added that Washington will increase the number of nuclear weapons as long as Moscow and Beijing «will not come in.»
Offer trump commented in the Federation Council. According to the head of the international Committee, Konstantin Kosachev, such a call should be considered «political cynicism of the highest degree».
Missiles, medium-range and shorter-range are from the UK and France (remember — allies of the US in NATO), as well as other nuclear/threshold countries (India, Pakistan, DPRK, Israel),» wrote he in Facebook.
The Senator believes that this solution indicates an attempt to «change the world for themselves», «created exclusively privileged security conditions for the West and for others a situation of dependence on the West by a residual principle».
The opposite effect
Military expert Igor Korotchenko, in turn, noted that after the Declaration of the trump Moscow and Beijing will only strengthen military cooperation.
According to him, the blackmail trump will not succeed. The expert admitted that Russia and China will discuss how they can use its strategic nuclear potential that Washington could not lead an aggressive international policy.
Korotchenko noted that the Moscow military potential will allow to give an adequate response to possible aggression.
«Trump wants to him crawled to negotiate, but this will not happen with Russia — the conversation from a position of strength is impossible,» — said the expert.
He added that Moscow is quietly watching the situation that is emerging in an extremely adverse scenario. Korotchenko recalled that the Russian army and the strategic nuclear forces are fully capable and always ready to give guaranteed response in case of aggression.