Military experts say China’s military diplomacy in the United States from passive to active
1 10 May, Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Liang held a welcoming ceremony in Beijing, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates visited China. Xinhua News Agency reporter Li Taoshe
BEIJING, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) Hong Kong, “Wen Wei Po,” 13 Journal quoted the expert’s opinion that the U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates visited the Second Artillery is 12 Chinese military leaders of the United States as a courtesy, reflecting China’s efforts to establish Sino-US military mutual trust and frank attitude. The Chinese side reiterated its opposition to arms sales to Taiwan tough, is China’s military diplomacy in U.S. foreign policy, especially from passive to active and important manifestation of an important symbol.
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LiuJiangPing Chinese military experts to Hong Kong’s Wen Wei Po said, according to the itinerary, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates visited the Chinese People’s Liberation Army 12 Second Artillery headquarters, this move indicates that China’s military power increasingly transparent, showing the PLA’s self-confidence and openness.
arrangements to visit shows China’s Second Artillery frank
He said that as China’s national strength, a corresponding increase in the number of Chinese military spending, even as national defense capability needs, developed anti-ship ballistic missiles, nuclear submarines, aircraft carriers and advanced fighter, is a normal thing, however, doubts and the outside world should not make irresponsible remarks.
CCTV commentator Ma Xiaolin, said Gates visited China’s Second Artillery Corps is the head of the U.S. military a courtesy, but also reflects China’s efforts to establish mutual trust between China and the U.S. military open-minded attitude. Chinese Second Artillery Corps is an important pillar of national defense forces, is also important offensive and defensive means of inviting the U.S. Defense Secretary to visit the Second Artillery Corps, the U.S. is that China is fully open to fully trust and no association with the United States enemies. From the establishment of military mutual trust, especially in the areas of strategic deterrence, the United States that China would completely open mind, is a frank expression.
the U.S. military diplomacy from passive to active
trip for Gates, LiuJiangPing military experts also pointed out that over the past 30 years, the United States in United States relationship seems to have been dominated, to cope with China is more passive, and all this is changing. If the meeting with Gates, Defense Minister Liang tough reaffirmed their opposition to arms sales to Taiwan, say want to see this happen. This has put China in the requirements of the U.S., is China’s military diplomacy in U.S. foreign policy, especially from passive to active and important manifestation of an important symbol. (Liu Yue Shan)