Britain Moves to Increase Military Presence Around China

By South China Morning Post at 11:16 AM 5/30/2020 (PDT)

In the tense diplomatic situation between China and Britain concerning opium and trade, Britain has made another move. They have purchased 60 tier-2 ships and gained 250,000 trained soldier units. Afterwards, some of those ships have been moved to the East Indies. It is currently unclear whether they will be sent to China for attack.

This move comes after the recent tensions as Britain pushes China to accept its opium traders. China and the Qing dynasty have repeatedly refused this demand.

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