PUBLISHED: 00:36, Mon, Oct 26, 2020 | UPDATED: 00:37, Mon, Oct 26, 2020
The Chinese president issued the warning on Friday at the Great Hall of the People as he taunted China's resistance against US’ animosity in the South China Sea. President Xi hinted at the US’ pressure asserting that China “will fight and fight to the end, even if you are the number one superpower in the world.”
He added: “Any actions that focus only on oneself and any efforts to engage in hegemony and bullying will simply not work not only will it not work, but it will be a dead end.”
China’s leader also attacked Washington saying "unilateralism, protectionism, and egoism will never work".
He added: "Blackmail, blockades, and extreme pressure will simply get nowhere.
"Any act of hegemony and bullying will never work.
Chinese President Xi Jinping (Image: Getty)
"It will eventually lead to a dead end."
He added: "Seventy years ago, the imperialist invaders fired upon the doorstep of a new China.
“The Chinese people understood that you must use the language that invaders can understand.
"You must fight a war with war and to stop an invasion with force, earning peace and respect through victory.
President Xi insisted the ruling Communist Party will always maintain 'absolute leadership' over the armed forces (Image: Getty)
"The Chinese people will not create