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People Beijing, July 27 (Xinhua correspondent Jin Bo Xiao, Huang Zijuan) this afternoon, Defense Ministry spokesman at a regular correspondent Geng Yansheng meeting that the construction of aircraft carriers is very complex, China is using an obsolete aircraft carrier platform for transformation, and training for scientific experiments.
a reporter’s question: “Recently, many domestic and foreign media are in the hot China is building aircraft carriers, why China to build aircraft carriers, it’s how the current progress of the project, when the water?”
Geng Yansheng said China adheres to peaceful development, firmly pursue the independent foreign policy of peace and a defensive national defense policy, we have a long coastline and vast waters under the jurisdiction, the direction of the sea to defend the country’s security and territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests , is the sacred duty of the Chinese armed forces. Chinese authorities are considering various factors, carefully study the development of an aircraft carrier issue is very complicated to build aircraft carriers, currently using an obsolete aircraft carrier platform for transformation, and training for scientific experiments.(edit: SN049)
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