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Obama defies China in Southeast Asia

Barack Obama fait une déclaration devant des journalistes après une rencontre avec le premier ministre malaisien Najib Razak, vendredi à Kuala Lumpur.

Barack Obama makes a statement to reporters after meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday in Kuala Lumpur Photo credit:. JONATHAN ERNST / REUTERS

The US president, using martial way, came to reassure its allies, the Philippines and Malaysia, concerned about Beijing’s expansionist aims in the sea waters of South China.

Planted bolt upright on the deck of Gregorio del Pilar, Barack Obama took the tone of the “commander in chief” in Manila Bay. “We have a treaty, an inflexible commitment to the defense of the Philippines. You can count on us! “, Launched the US President before the crew at attention you, this former ship of the US Navy, now operated by the Philippine Navy. Staged to show Washington’s determination to face the rise of Beijing in the South China Sea, a few hours before meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping at the summit of leaders of APEC, which s ‘concluded Thursday. And reassure allies of Southeast Asia, while China has transformed several reefs …

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