Liang said the South China Sea open channels of consultation and negotiation situation is generally stable
6 on 5, Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Liang Shangri-La Dialogue held in Singapore in a speech at the meeting. Xinhua News Agency (Tang Chi Wai photo)
SINGAPORE, June 5 (Xinhua correspondent Chenji Peng Ding Qilin) ??- Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Liang 5, Shangri-La Dialogue held in Singapore, said at the meeting, China and the countries of the South China Sea consultation and negotiation channel is unblocked.
Liang on “China’s International Security Cooperation” make presentations, said that China is committed to maintaining peace and stability in the South China Sea. China and ASEAN countries in 2002 signed the “Declaration on Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea”, to confirm the territorial and maritime rights and interests directly related to the sovereignty dispute by the state through friendly consultations and bilateral negotiations to a peaceful solution; commitment to respecting the principles stipulated under international law. navigation in the South China Sea and the freedom of overflight.
he said, the overall stability of the current situation in the South China Sea, China and ASEAN countries on the implementation of the “Declaration on Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea,” to maintain a positive momentum of dialogue and consultation.
Liang at the meeting and answered a reporter’s questions on other issues. For network security challenges, he said, this is a common challenge facing the international community, China is also facing threats such as cyber attacks, willing to work with countries to work together to tackle this challenge.
Liang said China will unswervingly take the road of peaceful development, pursues a defensive national defense policy and good-neighborly and friendly policy, committed to security cooperation in maintaining peace and stability in the surrounding areas, and countries to enhance mutual trust and promote common interests to fulfill their international responsibilities and obligations.
status for China’s military development, Liang said the Chinese military construction in accordance with the principles of national economic construction, the development of national defense strength, which is the objective needs of countries in the world. Made in recent years, China’s military development, military modernization to improve, but the weapons and equipment with the developed countries and more developed countries, there is still a wide gap.
Liang said, the development of China’s national defense capabilities pose a threat to any country. China does not seek hegemony in the past, now is not to dominate, not to dominate the future development of the.
three-day Shangri-La Dialogue will be on 5 November. The official name of Shangri-La Dialogue security conference in Asia, by the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies think-tank sponsored by the venue named Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore. It is the Asia-Pacific regional security dialogue mechanism in the largest and one of the highest level of multilateral meetings. Dialogue for the tenth year, the United States, Russia, Japan, India and other Asia-Pacific region 27 of the defense or the defense of senior officials attended the meeting. The first time this year, China sent a delegation led by Defense Minister participants. During the meeting, Liang and the United States, Singapore and other countries have bilateral meetings with leaders of the defense department.
Liang: China has 22 countries with the establishment of defense and security consultation and dialogue mechanism
SINGAPORE, June 5 (Xinhua correspondent Chenji Peng Ding Qilin) ??State Councilor and Defense Minister Liang 5 in Singapore that China has been working with countries to enhance security cooperation through mutual trust and promote common interests. China and Russia signed a missile launch notification agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense to establish direct telephone. China has 22 countries with defense and security consultation and dialogue mechanism, and more than 150 countries carry out military exchanges.
Liang day in Shangri-La Dialogue conference entitled “Promoting Security Cooperation for a better future,” the speech. He said China will unswervingly take the road of peaceful development, pursues a defensive national defense policy and good-neighborly and friendly policy, committed to security cooperation in maintaining peace and stability in the surrounding areas, and countries to enhance mutual trust and promote common interests and fulfill their international responsibilities and obligations. Each year, nearly 400 foreign military delegations exchanged visits. The defense and exchange the international community China’s strategic intent and understanding of the Chinese army to help avoid misunderstandings and false, is conducive to the effective control of conflict and crisis.(edit: SN034)
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