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China Said It Would Take Countermeasures When The US Places Medium-Range Missiles In The Asia-Pacific Region

China Said It Would Take Countermeasures When The US Places Medium-Range Missiles In The Asia-Pacific Region

China strongly opposes the United States' plans to deploy medium-range missiles in the Asia-Pacific Region (APR), according to Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian.

"The Chinese side strongly opposes the US plans to deploy medium-range missiles in the Asia-Pacific region (APR), expresses acute dissatisfaction with the constant pressure on China and neighboring countries, as well as in connection with open provocations against China at its borders," the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Countermeasures

China will take the necessary countermeasures if the US places medium-range missiles in the Asia-Pacific region.

"If the US side continues to stand its ground (implement plans to deploy medium-range missiles in the Asia-Pacific region), China will take the necessary countermeasures to protect its own security interests," the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement.