Chinese response to U.S. troops stationed in Australia: the enlargement of military alliances of the Cold War mentality
People (microblogging) Beijing, November 30 (Reporter Xiao Li Yang Yang Jinbo) Department of Defense this afternoon held a regular press conference this month, Defense Ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng in Australia, the U.S. military prepared to issue said that any enhanced and expanding the military alliance’s practices are a manifestation of the Cold War mentality, does not meet the peaceful development and cooperation of the times, is not conducive to enhancing mutual trust and cooperation between countries in the region.
recent media reports in Australia, the United States to prepare troops and throwing air and maritime war strategic concept, some analysts believe that this is the United States to return to Asia, tailored for the Chinese.
this Geng Yansheng said that safeguarding and promoting the Asia-Pacific regional stability, prosperity, peace, in line with national interests, formed a military alliance in history, any military alliance to strengthen and expand the practice, we think, the Cold War mentality embodiment, does not meet the peaceful development and cooperation of the times, is not conducive to enhancing mutual trust and cooperation between countries in the region, and ultimately damage the common interest of all parties and hope relevant parties do more to help peace and stability of the Asia-Pacific region, rather than the reverse.
on air and maritime warfare theory, we have taken note of relevant reports, Frank said, the theory of air and maritime warfare is nothing new, that advocate confrontation, at the expense of the safety of others for their own safety point of view is a manifestation of the Cold War mentality , and peace, development and cooperation of the times the opposite.
U.S. President Barack Obama earlier in the visit to Australia after talks with Australian Prime Minister Gillard announced that the two countries reached an agreement to strengthen military cooperation, starting from the middle of next year, there will be 200 to 250 U.S. Navy Marines stationed in Darwin, Australia, and gradually increased to 2,500. According to the military cooperation program, Australian and U.S. joint military activities will be expanded to carry out joint military training and exercises, so that more U.S. military aircraft and warships to use military bases in Darwin.share: