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original title: China’s defense to the “Global Times” confirm “, the Ministry did not receive an invitation,”
the United States will be invited to participate in the Pacific Rim exercise
World Times special correspondent Zhang Qi] China is more and more difficult to bypass the big countries of the Asia-Pacific region. “Pacific Rim” US-led multinational exercise was not invited to China, U.S. Pacific Fleet, up and down busy explained on the 3rd Fleet Commander Cecil Doheny made it clear that the future will be invited to participate in humanitarian assistance part of the exercise; the United States Australia and Indonesia will soon hold joint disaster relief exercises, Australia and India have also thrown to the Chinese invited an olive branch. However, the Chinese Ministry of Defense confirmed on the 4th to the “Global Times” reporter, not received a formal invitation.
U.S. “Stars and Stripes quoted Hawaii, local media reported that China has not been invited to participate in or observe the” Pacific Rim “exercises has become the focus of all the media speculation. The foreign media in general to the U.S. move as “Beware”. U.S. Army War College in 2011, the report claimed that China on the one hand the U.S. Pacific Command, as partners, on the other hand as a potential enemy, because the latter’s mission is to “contain China”.
reported that before the exercise, the Charlie Brown, Commodore of the U.S. Third Fleet spokesman had said at a press conference, “China’s participation in military operations in the United States still faced with many limitations. After the start of the exercise, U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Doheny also encountered the same problem, but he did not directly answer was not invited to participating. ” Doheny, clearly expressed the hope that China’s future participation in the exercise of humanitarian and disaster relief part of the training courses. He added: “We hope to establish closer military relations with China. Obviously, we have to cooperate at the strategic level, and hope to carry out more cooperation in the military field operational and tactical levels.”
humanitarian and disaster relief subjects, is established for the first time this year, “Pacific Rim” exercises to test emergency response capacity of the participating countries in the sudden large-scale natural disasters. Reported that, to differ materially from this year, the participating countries reached a record 22 countries of concern. Royal Australian Navy as exercises at sea contingent commander Brigadier General Stewart Meyer said many drills this year, is designed in accordance with the actual needs of the participating countries, both anti-piracy, mine clearance, explosive ordnance disposal, water and underwater rescue , humanitarian and disaster relief, a low level exercise, including amphibious landings, artillery, missile attacks, anti-submarine warfare, fleet air defense, combat very high level training program. According to the report of the U.S. military within the disclosure in the 2010 exercise, the defense of Japan and South Korea’s conventional submarines breakthrough aircraft carrier battle group, close contact with the USS Reagan, the United States, Japan and other countries combat anti-submarine exercises interested. The other countries were concerned about the safety and rescue at sea. Meyer said: “We can say that every country into the areas that interest them most.”
in May this year, Chinese Defense Minister Liang’s visit to the United States during the Meifang Zhang Panetta to strengthen The two armies in the field of non-traditional security cooperation to reach a consensus, both sides agreed that the joint exercises held during the year, the humanitarian disaster, anti-piracy as the biggest bright spot. “Stars and Stripes” and U.S. military held similar humanitarian relief exercises dates back to 2006. September 2006, the Chinese naval fleet consisting of missile destroyer “Qingdao” and “Hongze Lake” comprehensive supply ship in Hong Kong, San Diego, USA Northwest waters near U.S. warships conduct first joint maritime search and rescue exercise stage of the exercise. In November of that year, China and the United States naval vessels in the South China Sea held the second stage of the exercise, including vessel formation communication exercises, mobility exercises and joint maritime search and rescue exercise in vessel formation. Chinese Navy missile destroyer “Zhanjiang” and “Dongting Lake” comprehensive supply ship, the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet, “Fitzgerald missile destroyer and the” Juno “amphibious transport dock ship participating. In addition, in June 2006 Occasional any invitation of the U.S. Pacific Command, Admiral William Fallon, the PLA has also sent observers to the U.S. military in Guam, “Valiant Shield” exercise was held.
Although the United States invited China to participate in military exercises still have doubts about, but other countries in the region can not ignore China’s influence. Australia and Indonesia have expressed hope that China will participate in the willingness of the United States and Australia and India exercise. Australian newspaper The Age said Tuesday the second half of this year, the United States and Australia and India army joint disaster exercise held near the city of Darwin, Australia. Australian Defense Minister Smith when he visited China last month to the Chinese People’s Liberation Army participated in the exercise of recommendations, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono during his visit to Australia, also expressed hope that the neighboring countries, including China, to participate in the disaster relief exercise. The analysts believe that the exercise location is located in Darwin set up specifically for the U.S. Marine Corps training area. U.S. deployment of Marines in Darwin, Australia is generally considered to contain an important part of China’s strategic military, Australia and other countries issued the invite China to participating signal, intended to quell the discontent of the United States and Australia. ▲
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