The Japanese think tank, said the Chinese to take an offensive posture in the East China Sea should closely monitor
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Canada Vancouver Sun, February 10 published an article, the Japanese government background intellectual Library Institute of the National Defense said in a safety report, it is recommended that the Government of Japan is closely watched the movements of the Chinese navy, that with the further enhancement of the Chinese naval power, China’s recent offensive posture in the South China Sea must be staged in the East China Sea. This is Japan’s second publication of such reports.
report, “in China’s view, if its own military strength to continue to enhance the East China Sea and South China Sea has become an important channel to the sea. China is likely to be taken in the waters of the South China Sea is similar to attitude of self-confidence. Therefore, Japan must pay close attention to the movements of the People’s Liberation Army in the waters around Japan “.
day report, enhanced military strength in Asia and Washington sounded the alarm. China said it has most of the sovereignty of the waters in the South China Sea, sovereignty claims there is a conflict with Vietnam, the Philippines, Myanmar and Malaysia and other countries and regions. The United States tens of thousands of soldiers stationed in East Asia, and has repeatedly stressed its commitment to the Pacific theater. This attitude has been welcomed by some countries.
report said the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea between Japan and Taiwan, and uninhabited, but it has important strategic significance. The Diaoyu Islands issue, the two sides are sometimes in conflict, the conflict of the most famous of which was undoubtedly the end of 2010, after the conflict following the Japan Coast Guard and fishing near the island chain, a Chinese fishing boat was arrested by the Japanese side Chinese fishing boat captain. The two sides appeared in opposition, the captain was detained for over two weeks, and the relationship between the two countries rapid cooling, until the Japanese release of the captain, a move widely seen as a concession made by the Tokyo government.
report said, despite the occurrence of such events, but usually still avoid a direct confrontation with Japan in the region. The report notes that the “situation in the South China Sea, so far China has not been in the East China Sea, act in that way, to interfere with foreign exploration ship, and Navy live-fire exercise”, this is because the Chinese are concerned that will damage it and Japan, the United States. the relationship between
However, the report mentioned, China to expand its naval reach, so that the Pacific military balance deviate from U.S. practice, this situation may change. The report notes that China is currently in Hainan Island, the construction of a large naval base.
in most of the time in the past decade, China’s military budget has been in double-digit growth every year, but it is to build the capacity of the “blue water navy” like the United States but has been hampered, which because the channel of China into the Pacific islands of Japan and its surrounding territorial waters of a substantial cut. However, the report pointed out that the number of the Chinese navy sailing between these islands is more and more, you can reach further afield. (Spring)
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