U.S. Pacific Fleet, said the U.S. military is a powerful force to ensure stability in the Asia-Pacific
Data Figure: U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Willard
Global Network reporter Li Zongze reported, according to U.S. Department of Defense Web site on February 17 news, the U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Willard on the 17th at a press conference, said the Asia-Pacific region is an important engine for global economic growth, the U.S. Pacific Fleet is to ensure peace and stability in the region a powerful force.
Willard said, the Pacific Fleet to provide security guarantees for the Asia-Pacific region, and promote the friendly relations between countries in the region. Asia-Pacific region is the focus of global prosperity, and in the foreseeable future to continue to maintain this state. This critical region for U.S. global security “to make a contribution.”
Willard also said that China and India will become a global power, the United States attaches great importance to military relations with China, and India while maintaining a closer relationship. In addition, he asserted that the “historical reasons” and “necessary element” the U.S. military was stationed in Northeast Asia to protect Japan and Korea and the Korean peninsula and stability. He added: “The U.S. military in the Asia Pacific region, to maintain the U.S. national interest.”