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China's Coast Guard gets the right to open fire on foreign ships

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China's Coast Guard gets the right to open fire on foreign ships

The PLA Coast Guard was given the right to open fire on foreign ships if necessary. The corresponding law was adopted by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (the highest legislative body of the PRC), Reuters reports.


The new law allows the PLA's Coast Guard patrol ships to use "all necessary means" to stop foreign ships or prevent other actions that pose a threat to Chinese ships. In addition, Coast Guard personnel are allowed to destroy structures of other countries installed on reefs in disputed areas.

The same law allows the PLA Coast Guard ships to restrict the entry of foreign ships into disputed waters, to stop and inspect ships of foreign states that have entered the waters claimed by China.

The Chinese Foreign Ministry said that the new law is designed to "protect the sovereignty, security and maritime rights of China," it is fully consistent with international practice.

Note that in April last year, a Chinese patrol ship from the PLA Coast Guard sank a Vietnamese schooner and detained two more in the area of ​​the Xisha Islands (Paracel), which are the subject of a territorial dispute between Vietnam and China.

Recall that the Spratly archipelago and the Paracel Islands are the subject of controversy in several countries. Due to their strategic location and significant oil reserves, in addition to China and Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei are claiming for them. To date, China has declared the islands its own and does not intend to give them to anyone, despite international pressure.
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  1. Theodore
    Theodore 23 January 2021 19: 02
    +5
    Nus! The fun begins!
    1. evgen1221
      evgen1221 23 January 2021 19: 06
      +4
      Yes, no, with this statement all the fun will end. It's one thing to climb under real bullets and another thing to run into with impunity. And something tells me that the Chinese will not crush their next regrets.
      1. Alien From
        Alien From 23 January 2021 19: 16
        +2
        Here the Chinese are only a plus!
        1. hirurg
          hirurg 23 January 2021 19: 30
          -3
          The hegemon is weakening. And China will put pressure on. It is to press, not to press. With an eye on Russia.
          Permission to apply does not mean to apply. It takes will to apply.
          1. Alex777
            Alex777 23 January 2021 20: 32
            +9
            The hegemon is weakening. And China will put pressure on.

            From the Chinese side, this is a mirror response.
            Trump ordered US NAVY to fire at the slightest threat before leaving. Just after our BOD kicked their destroyer out of the Peter the Great Gulf.
            We will have to do that too. hi
            1. hirurg
              hirurg 23 January 2021 20: 38
              +8
              Do you think we have no regulations on the use of weapons? I beg of you.
              The question is why. And the bigger question is when.
              1. Alex777
                Alex777 23 January 2021 20: 39
                +2
                Of course there is. It will be brought in line with reality. hi
                And the partners will be informed. To be taken care of.
              2. Avior
                Avior 24 January 2021 01: 28
                +5
                There is a big difference in application to courts, as in Chinese law, and to warships.
                They are far from the same
            2. Aviator_
              Aviator_ 23 January 2021 20: 49
              +8
              In the late 40s, early 50s, when our airspace was violated in the Far East, fighters regularly shot down American reconnaissance aircraft, nothing was written about the shootdown in the press. The standard wording was "Gone towards the sea." In the Baltic, it seems, they dealt with the Swedes the same way.
              1. Alex777
                Alex777 23 January 2021 20: 57
                +8
                The USSR did a lot of things.
                Russia is only recovering.
                Even in China there are disputes: did they show their strength early? Maybe they needed more strength in silence and stealth?
                I am confident in Russia and its successful future. hi
                1. Aviator_
                  Aviator_ 23 January 2021 21: 22
                  +10
                  Yes, I hope for the best too. I don't know if the story of the early 50s is real, when our air defense colonel, angry with the Swedish reconnaissance aircraft always leaving the border, caught up with him in a MiG-15 and shot him down in neutral waters. The air defense commander, reporting to Stalin about the incident, said that he would punish the culprit very severely, to which Joseph, taking out his pipe, asked him: "And how are you going to punish this major general?"
                  1. Alex777
                    Alex777 23 January 2021 21: 27
                    +6
                    "And how are you going to punish this major general"?

                    Everything can be.
                    The defenders of the Motherland must also be protected. hi
                2. Aerodrome
                  Aerodrome 24 January 2021 02: 30
                  -5
                  Quote: Alex777
                  The USSR did a lot of things.
                  Russia is only recovering.

                  from the knees ... ankle boots ... yeah ..
                3. syndicalist
                  syndicalist 24 January 2021 06: 03
                  -5
                  Quote: Alex777
                  Russia is only recovering

                  Is that, until the feudal state
              2. Boratsagdiev
                Boratsagdiev 23 January 2021 23: 00
                +7
                The Chinese will now have a different wording - "Gone towards the bottom" laughing
                1. abrakadabre
                  abrakadabre 24 January 2021 11: 26
                  +3
                  The Chinese will now have a different wording - "Gone towards the bottom"
                  The options are:
                  1. Lay down to the bottom.
                  2. Gone with deep water.
          2. 210ox
            210ox 24 January 2021 08: 31
            +1
            Why would they look back at us? In the Far East, they have much more powerful armed forces, economics, and politics.
        2. vlad106
          vlad106 24 January 2021 15: 30
          +2
          Quote: Alien From
          Here the Chinese are only a plus!


          So it's time for us to adopt such a law so that all sorts of creatures do not become impudent
      2. Fitter65
        Fitter65 24 January 2021 01: 26
        +3
        Quote: evgen1221
        And something tells me that the Chinese will not crush their next regrets.

        It looks like "The Last Chinese Warning" will go down in history forever ...
    2. antivirus
      antivirus 23 January 2021 19: 14
      +4
      the most interesting - how will poaching be at gunpoint of the Chinese? everything is clear with Vietnam
      1. oldzek
        oldzek 23 January 2021 19: 41
        -1
        Andrey! That's really something, but the strength and willpower of the Chinese is quite enough IMHO
      2. Lara Croft
        Lara Croft 23 January 2021 20: 22
        -7
        Quote: antivirus
        the most interesting - how will poaching be at the gunpoint of the Chinese?

        You are a hypocrite about the DPRK fishing fleet, so that there are not many ships to the Paracel Islands from Eun ...
        1. Aerodrome
          Aerodrome 24 January 2021 02: 35
          0
          China's Coast Guard gets the right to open fire on foreign ships
          for me, this is the most adequate and harsh decision. without companionship. for, there is no need to express "concerns". "bulk" to make. "whipped" from AK 630 or from the "duet" and everything is clear.
  2. Crowe
    Crowe 23 January 2021 19: 08
    +4
    PLA Coast Guard ships are allowed to restrict foreign ships from entering controversial water, to stop and inspect ships of foreign states that have entered the waters on which pretends China.
    Mayhem, because these are not their islands.
    Spratly archipelago and Paracel Islands disputed by several countries... Due to their strategic location and significant oil reserves, apart from China and Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei claim them.

    A Chinese patrol ship from the PLA Coast Guard sank a Vietnamese schooner and detained two more near the Xisha (Paracel) Islands, which are the subject of a territorial dispute between Vietnam and China.

    Pirates of the 21st century. By the right of the strong now everyone to live, to the devil of the sea all the laws?
    1. Dkuznecov
      Dkuznecov 23 January 2021 19: 16
      +3
      We have been living for a long time. Laws don't work.
      United Nations in the pocket of the United States. IMF sideways.
      You can continue to list the departments.
      Now there is anarchy in international relations.
      The strong accumulate fat, hoping to answer with dignity,
      the weak look where the center of power is
      (a flea waiting to jump on a running dog).
    2. Cron
      Cron 23 January 2021 19: 16
      +3
      Mayhem, because these are not their islands.

      And whose archepilagh is Chagos? Is it British? And many more territories they have won?
      Pirates of the 21st century. By the right of the strong now everyone to live, to the devil of the sea all the laws?

      Are you surprised that the world lives by the laws of the jungle? And when it was different and you think something will change? Conditions and methods change, but the right of the strong remains unchanged
    3. Lara Croft
      Lara Croft 23 January 2021 20: 17
      -2
      Quote: Crowe
      Mayhem, because these are not their islands.

      Whose? Disputed islands, as stated in the article
      besides China and Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei claim
      , so it prevents the above countries from taking them under their sovereignty, so the comrades from Vietnam, possessing them, could not protect them, and others did not try to take them by force ...
      You do not accuse the British of illegal possession of the Falkland Islands (in the waters of which there are also oil and gas reserves), despite the decision of the UN Decolonization Committee ...
      Pirates of the 21st century. By the right of the strong now everyone to live, to the devil of the sea all the laws?

      Completeness. The PRC, unlike the United States, is a party to the Convention on the Law of the Sea, but no one has filed it with the PRC yet ...
      1. Avior
        Avior 24 January 2021 01: 33
        +2
        A referendum was held in the Falklands. The locals do not want to decode, they should be better off in England.
        The United States, by the way, is also a party to the Convention on the Law of the Sea, only in the previous edition
        1. Lara Croft
          Lara Croft 24 January 2021 09: 19
          +2
          Quote: Avior
          A referendum was held in the Falklands. The locals do not want to decode, they should be better off in England.

          The decolonization committee decided the Falklands issue in the 50s ... where does the referendum have to do with it? Or "is it different," not like in Crimea in 2014?
          The United States, by the way, is also a party to the Convention on the Law of the Sea

          Is not....
          Tuesday U.S. Senate rejects proposal to ratify the 1892 Convention on the Law of the Sea, within the framework of which Russia plans to apply in 2013 to expand the boundaries of the Arctic continental shelf. Thus, the United States remains the only Arctic country outside the obligations of the Convention ...

          https://ria.ru/20120719/704132667.html
          only in the previous edition

          This is not a different edition, but a different convention ...
          The 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea is the founding document on the law of the sea. More than 160 states have signed a document that regulates the use of the world's oceans and its resources. But one of the most developed countries in the world - the United States - refuses to sign this declaration, preferring the 1958 Convention to it. UN Convention on the "High Seas", which was adopted in 1958, and in 1982 it turned into the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, postulated the obvious: the world is changing, and mankind is taking seriously the development of the depths, bottom and bowels of the World Ocean. In the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, for the first time, the question of determining the ownership of the depths, bottom and subsoil of shelf areas (shallow sea), which are most attractive from the point of view of their industrial development, was transferred from the sphere of war and the politics of force to the sphere of scientific research, geological and environmental research and subsequent discussion of the results within the UN Commission. The United States did not sign the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, preferring to prove its right to the continental shelf in the old fashioned way, relying on "the right of the strong" and "gunboat diplomacy". However, whether such a position gives any real preferences is an ambiguous question.

          https://humanlaw.ru/easyblog/zapis/pochemu-ssha-ne-podpisyvayut-konventsiyu-po-morskomu-pravu-1982.html
          The UN Convention on the "High Seas", which was adopted in 1958, continues to operate ...
          For 2018, ratified by 63 countries: Montenegro was the last to ratify in 2006.

          It is not clear why they made me drawbacks, because the United States is not a party to the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea?
          1. Avior
            Avior 25 January 2021 14: 04
            +2
            The old convention mostly coincides with the new one, only some provisions have been added. Nobody left the old Convention, the new States were not signed because of the added nuances. That is, they stick to the old one.
            in fact, in the field of security, this is the same convention, they differ in the differentiation of rights to resources, the States do not agree.
            The UN Convention on the "High Seas", which was adopted in 1958 and in 1982 became the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea
      2. Esoteric
        Esoteric 24 January 2021 10: 45
        +2
        In general, it's strange how many China fans we have. Surprisingly simple. Well, of course, in the same place the CCP is in power, everything is according to the precepts of the Marx and Engels. Forgive me for writing the names of these individuals with a small letter, they are not very nice to me.
        But there is the same socialism as in ancient Egypt during the time of the pharaohs. The zealous party elite, who are very fond of the "pernicious influence of the West" and the slave population, are mostly in the majority.
        Feeling great Foxconn, where along the perimeter of the dormitory, for the workers, nets were pulled so that the free, living under the most just system, under the wise leadership of the CCP, would not jump from the upper floors, from a wonderful life.
        They will drown .. Well, let them sink Arleigh Burke or something, completely "accidentally" entered these waters. Will they sink? Is there enough spirit?
        Vietnam gave them a lot at one time, this is a truly unbending country, for which there is only respect.
        1. Lara Croft
          Lara Croft 24 January 2021 10: 51
          0
          Quote: Ezoterik
          Vietnam gave them a lot at one time, this is a truly unbending country, for which there is only respect.

          Whoever did not pile up Vietnam .... well, "tangerines" and "Yankees" are forgivable they received luli from people fighting for a single generation, moreover, armed with the best weapons received from a distant northern country ....
          1. Esoteric
            Esoteric 24 January 2021 11: 04
            +3
            Dear Lara. I really like the teachings of communism, where there are no states, all people are equal, where a person develops as he sees fit. Where there is no theft, no betrayal, no lies, no wars, where everything is in harmony both between people and in relation to nature. Where hundreds of millions of living beings are not destroyed just because a person wanted a cutlet. But this is not for these times, this is a matter for the distant future. If humanity has this future, that is far from a fact.
      3. Petr Vladimirovich
        Petr Vladimirovich 25 January 2021 18: 11
        0
        Served. Sent ...
    4. Aerodrome
      Aerodrome 24 January 2021 02: 36
      -1
      Mayhem, because these are not their islands.
      such is Selyava ... who is stronger and right.
  3. tralflot1832
    tralflot1832 23 January 2021 19: 09
    +1
    Well done, so they secured the crew when making a decision to open fire. By law, now everything is clean.
  4. Cron
    Cron 23 January 2021 19: 10
    -5
    Another latest Chinese warning, or something more serious?
    1. Dkuznecov
      Dkuznecov 23 January 2021 19: 22
      +2
      There were more than 900 (nine hundred) of them.
      But China has grown wiser. And he doesn't send more threats.
      As an example - metal contracts with Australia.
      Only actions, no bla-bla-bla and other zakharovschina.
  5. Petrol cutter
    Petrol cutter 23 January 2021 19: 12
    +1
    This is what the Chinese Communist Party means.
    Severely (by today's standards). But that's right.
    The guys do what they should in the interests of their country.
    Regardless of anything / anyone.
    These are all our partners. Until they give you a wrench on the head! ...
    1. Aerodrome
      Aerodrome 24 January 2021 02: 38
      0
      Quote: Benzorez
      This is what the Chinese Communist Party means.
      Severely (by today's standards). But that's right.
      The guys do what they should in the interests of their country.
      Regardless of anything / anyone.
      These are all our partners. Until they give you a wrench on the head! ...

      don't shake the yacht ...
    2. syndicalist
      syndicalist 24 January 2021 06: 14
      0
      Quote: Benzorez
      These are all our partners. Until they give you a wrench on the head! ...

      Now we have "partners" - the Chinese. And even more - almost "allies". Accordingly, the key from them will fly over our head of a much larger size.
    3. Esoteric
      Esoteric 24 January 2021 10: 52
      +1
      Excuse me, but where does the communist theory allow the introduction of a slave collar with the specious name "social rating"? In my opinion, communism is the withering away of the state in all its forms, or have I misunderstood the teachings of the founders?
  6. Dkuznecov
    Dkuznecov 23 January 2021 19: 12
    +2
    China bided its time
    when the master of the world order
    organizational problems will begin.
    As I understand it, plan A is being implemented,
    and I have no doubt about the presence
    plans B and C.
    These are the Chinese.
    "Perhaps" and "throwing hats" are not used by them.
    Like bla-bla-bla about all sorts of trampolines.
    1. Dkuznecov
      Dkuznecov 23 January 2021 19: 23
      +1
      I see American accomplices
      they started to minus me.
      1. Aerodrome
        Aerodrome 24 January 2021 02: 41
        -1
        Quote: DKuznecov
        I see American accomplices
        they started to minus me.

        Yes, not .. simple people ... that's the views on "zhys" are different. They think that "Russian and Chinese are brothers forever."
  7. DPN
    DPN 23 January 2021 19: 46
    +1
    What's the truth brother? in force ! China is becoming strong, flying into space on its own clock, so it can afford it. .What we have already forgotten.
  8. businessv
    businessv 23 January 2021 20: 13
    +3
    To date, China has declared the islands its own and does not intend to give them to anyone, despite international pressure.
    Well, that has begun! They jinxed our peaceful neighbor for sure. request
  9. Prisoner
    Prisoner 23 January 2021 20: 19
    +2
    China decided to become an alpha male? Only foreign ships are different. Let them look around better first. Suddenly a ship under the St. Andrew's flag.
    1. The eye of the crying
      The eye of the crying 23 January 2021 21: 40
      +5
      Quote: Captive
      Let them look around better first. Suddenly a ship under the St. Andrew's flag.


      And what will happen - Russia will start a nuclear war?
      1. Aerodrome
        Aerodrome 24 January 2021 02: 46
        +1
        Quote: Eye of the Crying
        And that will be -

        concern.
  10. SS-18
    SS-18 23 January 2021 20: 24
    +8
    Quote: hirurg
    It is to press, not to press. With an eye on Russia.

    are you trolling now ??
  11. From Tomsk
    From Tomsk 23 January 2021 20: 28
    +1
    Now "John McCain" will retreat twice as fast
  12. faterdom
    faterdom 23 January 2021 20: 29
    -3
    Correct solution.
    Quite in the spirit of "We can - then we will!"
    And those who cannot - let them sit, or protest - there is a great choice.
  13. APASUS
    APASUS 23 January 2021 20: 30
    +2
    The Americans have built a system of world order where the mighty rules the world! Now the Americans have no time for China, but the system remains and works. I think the Americans will certainly try to refute China's right to the islands, but I think it's too late, the Chinese have become entrenched
    1. Aerodrome
      Aerodrome 24 January 2021 02: 47
      +1
      even somehow enviable, looking at China ...
  14. Jaromir
    Jaromir 23 January 2021 21: 11
    +19
    Coast Guard personnel are allowed to destroy structures of other countries installed on reefs in disputed areas.

    laughing This is how China makes it clear to everyone who is the boss in the Paracel Islands.
  15. Gennady Fomkin
    Gennady Fomkin 23 January 2021 22: 43
    +1
    laughing It's time for the Chinese comrades to show who is the boss.
  16. Lord of the Sith
    Lord of the Sith 23 January 2021 23: 04
    -4
    The Chinese directly switched on the combat mode.
    The main thing is not to play too much.
  17. Runway
    Runway 24 January 2021 01: 02
    -2
    The yellow ones opened the "door". There are no people willing to enter it one by one. They will move the "door" further while:
    - they will not start to close it from the outside,
    Or
    - the crowd will not rush into it.
  18. Mavrikiy
    Mavrikiy 24 January 2021 04: 54
    0
    Recall that the Spratly archipelago and the Paracel Islands are the subject of a dispute between several countries. Today, China has declared the islands its own and does not intend to concede them to anyone, despite international pressure.
    And what, the United States (UN, etc.) should come and "justly" judge, whose are they?
  19. Mavrikiy
    Mavrikiy 24 January 2021 05: 59
    0
    China's Coast Guard gets the right to open fire on foreign ships
    Have you tried it on US destroyers? repeat It's time ....
  20. prior
    prior 24 January 2021 09: 05
    0
    "the right to open fire on foreign ships"

    Like this !
    And no remorse or "expressions of concern."
    It turns out that the Chinese comrades have everything in order with the "eggs".
  21. Zomanus
    Zomanus 25 January 2021 00: 19
    0
    Well, now the Americans have brought the aircraft carrier group into the waters near China. Let's see how China will contain them.
    1. Petr Vladimirovich
      Petr Vladimirovich 25 January 2021 18: 15
      0
      They have already swam near the DPRK ...