Taiwan will be: the mainland must develop a strong navy to defend national interests
Chinese 051C-class destroyer, 115 marine parade debut. River Song Ji agency issued photo
Si Global Times special correspondent Wang reported at 23 in China held the largest maritime historical parade, the parade also attracted attention in Taiwan. Taiwan former Navy Lieutenant Lanning Li said the Chinese mainland not to engage in international military activities, a change in attitude, which is designed to demonstrate strength and resolve in China to build aircraft carriers and health due to the “threat.”
According to Taiwan, “Central News Agency” reports, Lanning Li said the Chinese mainland at the Navy Marine Parade, and for the first time invited to participate in foreign navies, are the “mainland China that has reached sufficient strength to their own International Exhibition of the level “, the mainland has also been able to call a number of countries to participate in the activities of maritime parade.
he said four years ago, the Navy commander of the Navy who advocated the formation of a 1000 world’s major naval ships, but at that time in mainland China refuse to participate in the plan proposed by the U.S. Navy. Mainland China was refusing to participate, on the one hand is the admission of foreign national is not enough to show, on the other hand in China’s national defense to maintain its consistent foreign policy, does not participate in any international military alliance. Coupled with that is the plan proposed by the U.S. Navy, the United States, China mainland suspect improper motives.
he said, the U.S. Navy four years ago to the “thousand-ship plan” last aborted, although the Chinese mainland at the sea parade is not large, but the venue was very successful, there with the U.S. Navy “signs of one another” means.
he said, China hopes the international understanding of the purpose of the Navy of its development is peaceful, unlike Western countries, before the development of the Navy to go overseas to plunder the colony.
Lanning Li said in Beijing Olympic Games after the big parade at sea, China is to show the international community’s growing strength, while declaring to the international naval force development in China is peace, not pose a threat to the international community.
He pointed out that in recent years, significant increase in China’s economic strength, China wants to maintain economic development, and has a strong navy are closely related.
Lanning Li said that China’s oil and other raw materials vital to the development of the mainland economy, under threat if oil sources, the Chinese mainland economy will be hit severely. China must develop a strong navy, keeping the sea lines of communication and smooth, to safeguard national interests.
he said, in addition to maintaining smooth traffic at sea, the coastal provinces in China China’s economic development is the heart of the provinces in the East China Sea, Yellow Sea, South China Sea, are strategic, “first island chain”, China mainland-based national security, must have a strong navy to protect its coastal economic province will not be aggressive attack from the sea.
Lanning Li said the mainland has recently interested in the construction of aircraft carriers, causing international unrest, China has tried to claim the big parade through the sea of ??”peace, harmony and cooperation,” the message conveyed to mainland China development of the Navy is “the path of peace”, to resolve international potential “China threat theory.”
he said, China would take this opportunity to clarify to the outside world, “China’s defensive national defense policy has not changed,” “Even if the construction of the future Navy aircraft carrier in China, only in a coastal defense type, will not pose a threat to other countries. ”
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