The first time U.S. and British law and other media reviews 2010 White Paper on China’s national defense
four PLA-related military officers and foreign correspondents to answer questions. River Song Ji agency issued photo
People’s Daily China on March 31 hearing released this morning, “China’s National Defense in 2010″ white paper, attracted global media attention.
United States, “Huffington Post” said that the Chinese clearly recognize the need to communicate better with the surrounding countries, the defense report for the first time for “the establishment of military mutual trust,” the establishment of an independent chapter, stress and Other countries defense consultations, joint training missions and other exchanges and cooperation.
the media, modernization of the PLA during the same time still being strengthened and the cooperation of other countries, including the United Nations sent 17,000 military personnel in peacekeeping missions.
Associated Press reported that China said on Thursday that China’s military has been questioned a lack of transparency, confidence-building measures in the future will strengthen and deepen exchanges and cooperation with foreign armed forces. Nearly 30 years, China has been rapidly growing military, biennial defense white paper, and this time the White Paper is in Western countries criticized China for not clearly explain the intent after the release of military development.
further analysis of the Associated Press that the United States and China in the global market, influence and military the right to speak is often faced with competition. Full of twists and turns of 2010, China expanded the scope of the military up to enhance military combat forces, with U.S. allies in the Pacific occurred in the friction, even with the U.S. suspended military ties several fragile. In January, Defense Secretary Robert Gates to visit China in the United States, the tension between the two countries have been eased.
British BBC website, although the United States and other countries are very worried about China’s military growth, but China’s white paper today that we have nothing to worry about, the Chinese army just to defend the country.
AFP that the PLA is actively developing sophisticated missiles, satellites, networks of weapons and fighters, which the United States and China’s neighboring countries are very worried. India’s defense minister last month, the rapid growth of China’s military strength “very worried.” Upgrade to this concern is that this month China announced in 2011 to achieve double-digit growth in arms, up 12.7% over last year to reach 601.1 billion yuan. However, Beijing has been repeated efforts to mitigate this concern, stressing that China’s defense policy is “defensive in nature.”
Indian media DailyIndia that China hopes to enhance the release of White Paper on China’s military transparency, and to win the world for China’s peaceful development of trust. (Zhengqing Ting Dong Jing)
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