Department of Defense to respond to “neighbors concerns about China’s military buildup,” remarks
Defense Geng Yansheng spokesman Colonel
5 25, PRC Ministry of National Defense held a regular press conference, Defense Ministry spokesman Colonel announced Defense Minister Liang Geng Yansheng visit the situation, answered a reporter on the PLA naval construction, military senior officers recently visited activities, regional hot spots and other military questions. River Song Ji agency issued photo
China news agency, Beijing, May 25 (Reporter Tao Shelan) – Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman said 25 Geng Yansheng, the Chinese military will continue to enhance military mutual trust with countries in the region, strengthening coordination and cooperation, share development opportunities and meet challenges together, to promote the Asia of enduring peace and common prosperity and tireless efforts.
Chinese Defense Ministry held a regular press conference. A reporter asked: the last two months, the PLA delegation of senior officers visited the intensive six Asian countries, and attended a number of regional multilateral meetings. The Chinese Defense Minister Liang will lead a delegation to attend the tenth meeting in Singapore Shangri-La Dialogue, People’s Liberation Army Deputy Chief of Staff to Attend Wei Feng and Surabaya in Indonesia at the ASEAN Regional Forum Security Policy Conference. Some Western media have commented that this phenomenon is now on behalf of the Chinese military is working to ease the neighboring countries of China’s growing military power of the military concerns, Do you have any comment?
Geng Yansheng said over the years, China has actively carried out cooperation with other countries, including Asian countries, the defense department and military visits and exchanges, content rich, diverse, mainly based on bilateral visits determine the annual plan to implement the military exchanges, the regional meeting is in accordance with the requirements of multilateral cooperation mechanism for routine arrangements.
“This year, access to high-level military delegation of the Asian countries, relatively high, which fully shows that China has always adhered with neighbors and good-neighborly relationships and partnerships around foreign policy, always trust, mutual benefit, equality and cooperation, a new security concept, ready to work with countries in the region to form good neighbors, good friends and good partners. “
Geng Yansheng stressed that in the future, the Chinese armed forces will continue to enhance military mutual trust with countries in the region and strengthen coordination cooperation, share development opportunities and meet challenges together, to promote the Asia of enduring peace and common prosperity and tireless efforts. (End)