U.S. senior military officers said it would continue operating in Chinese territorial waters in the vicinity (Figure)
the newly appointed commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, Robert Willard
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Global Times special correspondent Wang Qichao in the United States Global Network reporter Li Jiesi reports, the newly appointed commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, Robert Willard (Robert Willard) 21 said Wednesday that China’s military buildup “far exceeds the U.S. imagination,” and said the need to strengthen China-US high-level military dialogue.
just take over any of the U.S. Navy Pacific Fleet Commander Keating’s Willard in a press conference in Seoul, Korea made many of China’s military “views.” He said the United States is “closely watching” China’s military modernization, the United States hopes to expand Sino-US military exchanges in order to avoid possible future of “tension.”
Willard said: “China’s military development in the past decade is beyond our intelligence estimates and their growth rate beyond imagination.” He said, China has mastered some of the region that “concern military capabilities “, some” anti-invasion capacity “. Agence France-Presse said, alluding to China’s ballistic missiles in Willard, anti-ship missiles and other precision sharp weapons.
this year Sino-US military confrontation between the sea on many occasions since, Willard have insisted that the United States will continue in China’s territorial waters in the vicinity of the “international waters” operations. He said the United States has been operating in these areas for 150 years, so “did not intend to make a change.”
Willard also said he will push forward in the new position of Sino-US military exchanges. He said: “China is not our enemy, we should work with China to promote constructive relations.”