Naval experts say China will not build military bases overseas (Figure)
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(Reporter Zhai Xuan) yesterday, the CPPCC National Committee members, Navy director of information technology advisory committee of experts Cheuk Yin said China’s military spending increased more than appropriate for the protection of military life, and not at overseas military bases.
“China’s military spending increase is mainly used to protect the lives of military personnel, retired military pension, non-traditional security, and equipment development.” Yin Cho said, relatively low wages of the past, as income of the community to improve military life also improved, the military must be cohesive, to retain talent, we need funding, so many military personnel costs in raising income, housing waiting encounter. In addition, we are military dependents of retired cadres, and the cost is very high, a large proportion.
Cheuk Yin said, China will increase measures to protect citizens abroad, as overseas employment and peacekeeping, the increase in stability maintenance personnel may also send combat troops out, and had sent officers are logistical staff, which requires state leaders decisions. For speculation that China will build military bases overseas, Yin Cho directly denied. He said that we only need to supply the convoy formation point, do not build military bases. As the U.S. aircraft carrier into Hong Kong just for supplies. Not like the United States military bases in Singapore, long-term presence there, and Singapore citizens can not freely enter.