Senior Colonel Wu Qian, Director General of the Information Office of China's Ministry of National Defense and Spokesperson for the MND, answers reporters' questions at a monthly press conference on December 26, 2019.
China, Russia and Iran will hold a joint naval exercise from Dec. 27 to 30 in the Gulf of Oman, a Chinese military spokesperson told a press conference Thursday.
Where the Chinese navy deploys the domestically-made aircraft carrier is determined by national security threats and defense needs. It has nothing to do with the regional situation and does not target any specific target, country or region.
Senior Colonel Li Huamin, spokesperson for the PLA Southern Theater Command, made remarks Friday on the US warships' trespassing into waters adjacent to China's Nansha islands and territorial waters off the Xisha Islands.
Quitting the INF Treaty shows that the US is pursuing a unilateralism policy and shirking international responsibilities. We are firmly opposed to deploying land-based intermediate-range weapons in the Asian-Pacific region by the US side.
The glorious progress China has achieved in the past 70 years has proved no small tricks can impede the great development of China and the Chinese military.
China has no intention nor need to flex its muscles in the military parade on the upcoming National Day, said Wu Qian, a spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense, at a press conference here Tuesday.
It is the mission of the PAP to maintain national security and social stability, protect the well-being of the people and safeguard political security, especially the security of the administration and the political system.
Chinese naval and air forces on August 28 conducted the whole-process monitoring of a US warship that had trespassed into the adjacent waters off China's Nansha Islands without permission and warned it to leave, a spokesperson of the Chinese PLA said on Thursday.
The Chinese military strongly opposes the US selling F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, calling the action a "complete mistake" and "very dangerous", a spokesman of the Ministry of National Defense said on Friday night.
China congratulates Mark Esper for getting confirmed as the new Secretary of Defense of the United States, hoping the relationship between the Chinese and the U.S. military forces can enjoy healthy and stable development, Wu Qian, spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense, said on Wednesday.
China's Defense Ministry said on Wednesday that the military is following closely the recent situation in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), citing a law that allows the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) garrison in Hong Kong to conduct public security missions after the local government makes a request to the central government.
The Chinese military going global brings security and opportunities rather than threats and challenges to the world, spokesperson with China's Ministry of National Defense Wu Qian said on Wednesday.
It is a legitimate right of sovereign countries to deploy facilities and conduct training on their own territories. The Chinese side's actions are lawful, reasonable and fair and relevant parties should not be surprised.
Taiwan is part of China. The Taiwan question is China's internal affairs and it has to do with China's core interests and it has a direct bearing on the Chinese people's feelings. Therefore it brooks no foreign interference.
A US warship intruded into the waters adjacent to China's territorial islands and reefs in the South China Sea on May 20 without permission of the Chinese government, said spokesman for the PLA Southern Theater Command Monday.
On May 3, the US DoD issued the "2019 Annual Report to Congress: Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China". The "report" distorts the facts, confuses right and wrong, and deliberately misrepresents China's strategic intentions
Chinese military warned off two US warships entering waters around the Chinese islands and reefs in the South China Sea, a spokesperson of the PLA Southern Theater Command said Monday.
The PLA's training and exercises are aimed at safeguarding national sovereignty and territorial integrity, maintaining peace and stability across the Straits, and protecting common interests of the compatriots across the straits.
The motherland must be and will be reunified. We will take all necessary measure to safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity and protect peace and stability across the strait.