U.S. Navy officials said the confrontation between China and the U.S. have different views on the vessel
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China news agency, Washington, May 14 (Reporter Wu Qingcai) – just visit the U.S. Navy last month, Roughead, chief of operations will be 14 that the Chinese navy’s military has made significant progress, but the U.S. Navy and not seen as threats.
Roughead is the 14th in the U.S. House of Representatives attending an interview after the hearing said the above.
recently recalled Chinese navy to go to China to participate in the celebration of the sixtieth anniversary, Roughead said that he was very grateful to the Chinese side to provide access to such opportunities. During his visit, he and the Chinese Navy Commander Wu Shengli spent with a pleasant, good times, the two sides discussed many things, including China and the U.S. Navy in the waters near Somalia cooperation against piracy and so on. He very much appreciate this partnership and I believe that there are many areas of the two sides can be more active cooperation.
for Chinese ships and U.S. Navy surveillance ship the recent confrontation, Roughead told reporters that both sides had a frank discussion. The two countries have differences on this issue, because both the legal aspects of international law to explain the different, the two sides should try to resolve the differences. He hoped that similar incidents do not occur in the future. Previously, Roughead also revealed to the media, although the two sides in the understanding of the law, there are different, but both sides have a consensus that during the sea operations, the vessel must not appear hurt, hurt people, especially the situation.
talk about the topic of China building aircraft carriers, Roughead said, China did not give him a clear answer to the aircraft carrier construction. He said that through the close observation of the Chinese navy, found that the Chinese navy’s military has made obvious progress, but he did not see it as a threat to the U.S. Navy. He hopes the two countries to engage in more exchanges with the Navy on the Navy’s contact.
during his visit last month, Roughead told the media that the Chinese navy’s combat capability has been greatly improved in recent years, indeed, but this development is the level of its economy, and China in a globalizing world role in the commitment to adapt. He added: “China’s navy has not the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier’s actions impact on the nature, but I am more concerned about how they would use the aircraft carrier, and with the strategic intent behind the aircraft carrier is.”
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