U.S. media said the middle of China and the U.S. anti-ballistic missile successfully tested to shorten the gap between
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China announced a successful missile interception test the middle, quickly caused a sensation, and U.S. foreign and more recently to sell it, “Patriot” missiles linked to the action. China has no specific anti-missile test site report, the experts of the “Global Times” reporter that the anti-missile intercept test in the middle of China’s national defense should be science-based industrial sector, which is China’s first officially declared himself out anti-missile test message. Currently only the United States and Japan had a similar mid-missile intercept test.
China’s official media release is very short: 11 in the territory of China conducted a ground-based midcourse missile interception technology, the test to achieve the desired purpose. Chinese Foreign Ministry said the test is defensive in nature, not against any country.
Taiwan, “BBC News” reproduced the news quickly, and put it with the United States linked arms sales to Taiwan, saying “Last week, the U.S. government has just announced the completed sale of Patriot missiles ready to Taiwan, China today in the territory of a middle ground-based anti-missile interception technology. “
Associated Press later quoted a Xinhua News Agency on China’s missile test was successful, adding that for this test, the Chinese side did not reveal much detail. The report also said China’s military spending in more than 10% annual rate of growth, spurred by China’s military is in a technical major upgrade stage. Chinese missile technology is considered a special strength to enable it to narrow the United States and other countries armed with the gap.
the evening of 11 Japan’s Kyodo News also reported that China conducted 11 tests ballistic missile interceptor system is not yet know details of the test. The report also said that 7, the U.S. announced that it would sell Taiwan the “Patriot” missile system, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister He Yafei expressed strong opposition to the United States acts, “the acts undermine China’s security, peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait “Therefore, China is likely to test the missile and arms sales to Taiwan, the United States.
However, Renmin University of China Professor Jin Canrong, “Global Times” said that he felt intuition of this anti-missile test China and the U.S. Patriot-3 missile sale to Taiwan has nothing to do, because Patriot is a defensive weapon, not offensive weapons.
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