Hu Jintao: both now and in the future, China will never seek hegemony (Figure)
Video: Hu Jintao Meets with representatives of foreign armed forces, said China will never seek hegemony Source: CCTV “news network” 4 23 morning, the State President and CMC Chairman Hu Jintao met in Qingdao, People’s Liberation Army Navy was invited to attend the 60th anniversary of the celebration of the 29 Navy delegation, on behalf of the Chinese government and armed forces to participate in celebrations of national officers and sailors a warm welcome. Xinhua News Agency reporters Wang Jian and Min She
State President and CMC Chairman Hu Jintao, 23, met in Qingdao am invited to participate in the PLA Navy’s 60th anniversary celebrations of the Brazilian Navy delegation in 29 countries, the Chinese Government and the military to participate in celebrations of national officers and sailors a warm welcome.
Central Military Commission vice chairman, Central Military Commission, State Councilor and Defense Minister Liang, CMC member and Chief of General Staff Chen Bingde, CMC member, Navy Commander Wu Shengli, accompanied at the meeting.
Hu Jintao said that the multi-national naval activities in order to “harmonious sea” theme. Promote the building of a harmonious ocean, is to build lasting peace and common prosperity and harmonious world, an important part of the peoples of the world’s good wishes and a common pursuit. Navy to strengthen exchanges between countries, international maritime security cooperation, building a harmonious maritime significance. Since reform and opening, the PLA Navy Navy active countries in the world between the various forms of exchange and cooperation with countries to enhance mutual understanding between the Navy and friendship. In the future, the PLA Navy will be based on more open, pragmatic and cooperative spirit, and actively participate in international maritime security cooperation for the realization of a harmonious ocean and make unremitting efforts to this noble goal. Our international maritime security cooperation, always follow the “Charter”, “United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea” and other universally recognized norms governing international relations, adhere to seek common security and common development, continue to respect the sovereignty and interests of coastal States, adhere to jointly cope with maritime traditions security threats and non-traditional security threats, efforts to seek peace based on a variety of ways and means to maintain maritime security.
Hu Jintao said China will unswervingly follow the road of peaceful development, which is the Chinese government and people adhering to the Chinese nation’s fine cultural traditions and consistent with the idea of ??peace and harmony, the development trend of the times and their own fundamental interests of the strategic choices made. This path of development determines that China must adhere to a defensive national defense policy. Both now and in the future, no matter to what extent, the Chinese are never seek hegemony, engage in military expansion and arms race, will not pose a military threat to any country. Including the People’s Liberation Army Navy, including the Chinese army, always maintaining world peace and promoting common development a major force.
delegation on behalf of a foreign navy, the Brazilian Navy commander will be on Mora thanked Hu for the meeting, the 60th anniversary of the PLA Navy, congratulated the Chinese government and the army made for building a harmonious maritime tireless efforts. (Reporters Cao Guoqiang, Cao Zhi)
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