Major General Qian Lihua: China’s military intentions clear and transparent strategy (Figure)
Department of Defense Major General Qian Lihua, director of the Foreign Affairs Office of the People’s Daily correspondent Dongjing She
PRC Beijing October 23 (Reporter Dong Jing) October 22, Ministry of National Defense Foreign Affairs Office of the money interest Major General at the Fourth China Forum on China-US relations students delivered a speech that for the current number of countries including the United States, few of China’s national defense and army building, the attitude held by doubts, he said the Chinese armed forces responsible strategic intent is clear and transparent. He hoped the two sides to strengthen cooperation through dialogue and understanding, a common response to the unprecedented global challenges.
Qian Lihua from China’s perspective on the Chinese military on the global view of security issues as well as China and the U.S. military to jointly address global security challenges of the proposition. For the international community for China’s national defense and army building concern, he stressed that the Chinese military has consistently adhered to a defensive national defense policy, and in accordance with mutual respect, mutual benefit and equal consultation, cooperation and win-win principle, to develop friendly relations with the national armed forces to carry out security cooperation and safeguard common security.
Not long ago, the United States issued the 2009 “National Intelligence Strategy Report” is still played up “China military threat theory”, will challenge U.S. interests in China as a country. In this regard, said Qian Lihua, today, the external security environment of instability, uncertainty on the impact of national security and development increases, terrorism, extremism, separatism, natural disasters and other non-traditional security threats rise , counter-terrorism, disaster relief, international peacekeeping and international aid has become our regular tasks. Development and growth of China’s national defense force is not a threat to regional peace, but a contribution to the cause of peace. China road of peaceful development is an inevitable choice based on national conditions, while building a strong national defense is to avoid unable to maintain their own safety.
from the last century, China’s defense policy more open and transparent, has released version 6 defense white paper, the establishment of a Defense Department spokesman system, recently opened a Department of Defense Web site. China is committed to the development of non-aligned, non-confrontational and not directed against third-party military cooperation, and actively participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, ASEAN Regional Forum security dialogue and cooperation framework. China’s military actively participate in international peacekeeping, humanitarian relief, maritime convoy operation areas of international cooperation.
Qian Lihua that the current Sino-US military cooperation between the two countries in the international level and the influence of incompatible because of different points of mutual interest, understanding and processing in different ways. He suggested that efforts in four areas, respect each other’s core interests and security concerns, the effective promotion of Sino-US strategic mutual trust between the two armies, through frank dialogue, enhance mutual understanding of the issues of security and awareness, as well as continuing to explore each other’s common interests and areas of cooperation . Insist on “respect, trust, reciprocity, mutual benefit” principle, as the Sino-US military relationship is expected as the Sino-US relations has made great progress.