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China implements active defense military strategy: white paper

( Source: Xinhua  )         2015-May-26 10:29

        BEIJING, May 26 (Xinhua) -- China's armed forces implement the military strategic guideline of active defense in the new situation, according to a white paper issued Tuesday by the State Council Information Office.

        China will unswervingly follow the path of peaceful development and pursue an independent foreign policy of peace and a national defense policy that is defensive in nature, says the white paper titled "China's Military Strategy."

        China will oppose hegemonism and power politics in all forms, and will never seek hegemony or expansion. China's armed forces will remain a staunch force in maintaining world peace, it says.

        Building a strong national defense and powerful armed forces is a strategic task of China's modernization drive and a security guarantee for China's peaceful development. Subordinate to and serving the national strategic goal, China's military strategy is an overarching guidance for blueprinting and directing the building and employment of the country's armed forces, according to the white paper.

        China's armed forces will adapt themselves to new changes in the national security environment and firmly follow the goal of the Communist Party of China (CPC) to build a strong military for the new situation, according to the white paper.

        The armed forces will accelerate the modernization of national defense, resolutely safeguard China's sovereignty, security and development interests, and provide a strong guarantee for achieving the national strategic goal of the "two centenaries" and for realizing the Chinese Dream of achieving the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation, it says.

Editor :  Dong Zhaohui