Meifang Zhang expressed disappointment at being refused on the visit, said China is not willing dialogue with the United States
Data Figure: U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates
Global Network reporter Julia Tan reports, the Western media have recently disclosed that U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates scheduled to visit China next week, the Chinese side was “rejected.” In response, Gates said the reporter visits, which he was “disappointed” and said the Chinese military seems to be “reluctant” to start such a bilateral dialogue.
June 3, according to Agence France-Presse reported that U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Tuesday he was China’s “cancel” the original plan to visit China’s decision that he was “disappointed” and said the Chinese military “reluctant” bilateral dialogue with the United States.
unsuccessfully for Gates to visit China, the Western media in the analysis of most of the reasons that this may be due to the U.S. arms sales plan due. For example, Reuters reported that 2 “from the Obama administration submitted to Congress in January, up $ 6.4 billion worth of arms sales to Taiwan since the report, China and the United States has delayed a number of high-level military exchanges.”
2 at the Asian security conference in Singapore on his way, Gates told reporters on the plane, he planned U.S. arms sales in January to do some “excuse.” He said this is nothing new, and Beijing also did not affect the political or economic relations. He said, “In fact, these military programs since the beginning of Sino-US relations have” arms sales to Taiwan “and not suppress China’s political and economic relations.”
According to Agence France-Presse reported, the PLA Ma Xiaotian, deputy chief of staff will also attend the Asia Security Conference in Singapore, but U.S. officials said Gates would not talk with Ma Xiaotian.
three-day Foreign Ministry’s regular press conference, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Jiang Yu’s Remarks on U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, the media reports were scheduled to visit China next week, said China’s refusal, at present, Sino-US two high-level military exchanges is still no specific arrangements. She said, “On Sino-US military relations, I suggest you ask the Ministry of Defense, we attach importance to high-level Sino-US military exchanges, as far as I know, no specific arrangements.”
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