Foreign media guess part of China’s military to increase the priority to ensure that the Second Artillery Navy
The article said that growth this year, China’s military forces will give priority to supply the Navy and the Second Artillery Force
It globalsecuritynewswire.org website reported on March 7, China on Friday announced that its 2011 defense budget about 900 billion U.S. dollars, up 12.7% over the previous year; this growth to enhance its nuclear forces.
“Asahi Shimbun” reported that a military source said, is responsible for China’s strategic nuclear forces from the PLA Second Artillery Corps in the defense budget more benefit greatly. The message said: “Second Artillery Corps and the Navy will receive priority financial treatment.” Efforts to eliminate foreign NPC spokesman Li Zhaoxing of China’s defense budget for possible concerns. He said: “China will continue to pursue defensive national defense policy, will not threaten any country.”
Agence France-Presse reported that China’s military growth over the past three decades, including the United States and Japan, including making the national alert. Japanese Foreign Minister Maehara said Friday, two days before his resignation, told reporters: “This is a very high defense spending ratio, we can not help but worry about its use.”
” Asahi Shimbun, “that the U.S. Department of Defense believes that China’s official defense budget does not include the cost of developing new weapons systems; Therefore, China’s national defense funding data may be publicly announced its double.
the same time, Reuters said that Beijing put pressure on Washington on Monday asking them to terminate the arms sales to Taiwan. Chinese Foreign Minister said: “The atmosphere of Sino-US relations is good.” But he did not deny the existence of Sino-US differences on some issues, or friction, said solving the key is to respect each other properly. He added: “We urge the U.S. to stop arms sales to Taiwan, take concrete measures to promote cross-Straits relations; which maintain the overall interests of Sino-US relations is essential.”
according to earlier reports, the United States in early 2010 approved a $ 6.4 billion arms sales to Taiwan. Sales include: Patriot missiles, Black Hawk helicopters and F-16 fighter Taiwan parts. Therefore, China was quite angry and terminated the high-level military exchanges with the United States. (Sri Lanka years)