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.
China has indisputable sovereignty over the islands in the South China Sea and its adjacent waters. Recently, with the joint efforts of China and the ASEAN countries, the situation in the South China Sea is steadily improving.
China's naval fleets have escorted 3,400 foreign ships over the past 10 years, around 51.5 percent of the total escorted, according to a Ministry of National Defense statement.
A nation builds itself through hardships and a military steels itself through adversities. The Chinese military will never stop its reform and opening up. And the door will open even wider.
China will fulfill the international obligations, and will continue to make contributions to regional peace and stability and also to protect major sea lines of communication.
China's latest move to reform military policies and institutions serves as an underpinning for deepening national defense and military reform in the new era, a military spokesperson said Thursday.
China's commitment to a new concept of common, comprehensive, cooperative and sustainable security. The Chinese military will, as always, be a staunch force for world peace and stability.
China will practise the motto of the CISM “Friendship through Sport”, and focus on the theme of “sharing friendships and promoting peace”, so as to present to the world a fantastic sport event.
Chinese military on Tuesday voiced firm opposition to a U.S. Navy warship's entry into waters around China's islands and reefs in the South China Sea.
The US side should be solely blamed for and bear full responsibilities for the current problems between the two countries .
China's military has voiced its "strong indignation and resolute opposition" against recent "sanctions" by the U.S. on Chinese military authority and personnel, according to China's Ministry of National Defense.