Indian Defense Minister said not positive in the South China Sea confrontation
India’s latest domestic frigate delivery ceremony on the 21st, the Indian Defense Minister AK Antony on the South China Sea to the Chinese do some show a good attitude: a positive confrontation with China in the South China Sea, this is not the policy of India. “Global Times” on the 22nd contact a New Delhi, analysts say, senior Indian officials had very little on the South China Sea issue a positive statement, Anthony’s remarks can be regarded as representing the Government of India. Anthony claimed a powerful and advanced Navy is completed, the Times of India 22 thereon interpret said, wrestling the occasion of the United States in the Asia-Pacific region, “calm in India to be keeping a low profile, and chose a Sword.
Anthony, 21, to attend the “saya Delhi” delivery ceremony, which is the latest domestic stealth frigate. The ceremony, Anthony talked about the South China Sea issue, “The Times of India said,” a time when Beijing warned New Delhi to stay away from the occasion of the South China Sea dispute. Between the relevant countries should be resolved through dialogue. “Anthony said:” India will not positive confrontation in the South China Sea, in addition, all international vessels in the relevant waters without the right to impede freedom of navigation. “
Over the years, India in the South China Sea issue facing the Chinese quite tangled. On the one hand, New Delhi had not done the confrontation between the psychological and strength to prepare, “Hindustan Times”, on the other hand, India is worried about empowerment in the South China Sea and to expand its foothold in the Indian Ocean.
Times of India on the 22nd India very concerned about China in the Asia-Pacific region “stretch the muscles, but also do not want to be included in the US-led containment of China’s” great game “, the words of Anthony : “the policy of confrontation is not India.” reported that the view of the eastward shift of U.S. strategic and China and the United States continued the delicate wrestling, India may wish to “remain calm”, the implementation of the policy of “low profile”.Indian Navy
in recent years focused on the completion of a representative of “Indian Power” dark blue navy. The Indian Navy 2012-2013 fiscal year expenses increased by 75 percent, the Times of India, “said the Navy plans to invest 3 trillion rupees (about 345.7 billion yuan) military expansion in the next 15 years.
Times of India said that Sino-US competition in the balanced situation, India is slow to respond, but never stopped to construct a powerful three-dimensional Navy’s footsteps, this Navy will effectively protect strategic interests from the Persian Gulf to the Strait of Malacca “powerhouse.
apparently “calm” is just the surface attitude in India, is backed by Indian media said the “ambition” in this context, some Indian admirals is unashamedly. According to India’s “Daily News and Analysis newspaper reported on the 21st, the Indian Navy chief of staff of Virgin immediately recently refuted that” the so-called Indian Navy did not have the ability and a war, “Our ability to doubt. India is also looking forward to the visit of U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Carter 23 can bring new equipment.share: