Hong Kong media that China needs to build a powerful navy to defend sea rights
for inspection of 092 Chinese Navy submarine. Xinhua News Agency reporter Li Gangshe
4 23, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the PLA Navy held marine parade held in the Yellow Sea near Qingdao. Lei agency issued photo
BEIJING, April 24 (Xinhua) Hong Kong, “Wen Wei Po” 24 editorial article said, without harmony and harmonious world ocean. Chinese Navy is to maintain world peace and promoting common development a major force. The further development and growth of the Chinese navy will be building a harmonious maritime areas, play an increasingly active and important role.
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to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Navy, 29 countries from five continents delegation of the Navy, 14 Navy 21 ships, gathered in China The coastal city of Qingdao, China and 25 naval vessels, to participate in the naval parade was held yesterday afternoon. This is the first time since the founding of New China, the international naval review.
China to “harmonious sea” theme, an unprecedented multi-national naval means of communication at the 60th anniversary of the Navy, shows two important aspects: First, show the face of the Chinese Navy and the latest achievements and express China to develop a strong navy to safeguard China’s marine rights and interests, to protect peace and development ability and determination; second is to show China’s active with other countries to strengthen exchanges and cooperation in the Navy, to enhance mutual understanding and build harmonious sea of ??desire and pursuit to enhance China’s peaceful rise image.
today China’s peaceful development, needs a strong navy. China’s GDP in 2007 to 2.4929 trillion yuan ocean, accounting for more than one percent of gross domestic product. China’s sustainable development, the development of marine resources increasingly dependent. Maintain territorial sovereignty in the economic and strategic significance are important. East China Sea and South China Sea rich in natural resources, and death of China’s strategic security. China to build a powerful navy including aircraft carriers, including the defense of China’s marine rights and interests, China’s peaceful rise is an integral part. Meanwhile, in recent years, a variety of criminal activities at sea, marine interests of the disputes are rising, a serious threat to global maritime security. Chinese navy in the maintenance of international maritime security, have begun to play an important role. Since last year, the Chinese navy in accordance with United Nations resolutions, and sent a fleet to the Gulf of Aden off the Somali coast to escort the implementation of anti-piracy task. China to better play this role, but also need to build a powerful navy.
60 years, the Chinese Navy has a poorly equipped troops into a multi-maritime defense of the modern combined arms force, a remarkable achievement. However, late development of the Chinese navy, and military powers such as Russia and Japan and other countries around compared to the overall strength is still a certain gap. But China does not deny these gaps, but actively communicate with the navies, which is full of self-confidence, help spur the development of the Chinese Navy to new heights.
military parade in the sea, China’s “vanguard” of two nuclear submarines to become one of the biggest highlights. This is the first Chinese nuclear submarine to the world public display, will help promote world understanding of the Chinese navy. President Hu Jintao met with 29 Navy heads of delegation solemnly declared: China will unswervingly follow the road of peaceful development, both now and in the future, no matter to what extent, the Chinese are never seek hegemony and will not pose any national military threat. Harmonious world without harmony ocean. Chinese Navy is to maintain world peace and promoting common development a major force. The further development and growth of the Chinese navy will be building a harmonious maritime areas, play an increasingly active and important role.
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