The recent Australian media report that Australian warships were "challenged" by the Chinese military in South China Sea in early April did not accord with the facts, said China's MND in a written statement on Friday.
It was the natural right of China as a sovereign state to station troops and deploy necessary territory defense facilities on the relevant islands and reefs of the Nansha Islands, defense ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.
The Australian media report completely did not accord with the facts, said Senior Colonel Ren Guoqiang, spokesman for China's Ministry of National Defense, in a written statement on Tuesday.
China strongly opposed the United States' approving license for Taiwan submarine plan and urged the US to stop all forms of military contact between the US and Taiwan, as well as arms sales to Taiwan, said China's defense spokesperson on Monday.
The Chinese military will strengthen its defense capability according to the degree of the threat to its sovereignty and security, firmly safeguard national sovereignty and maritime rights and interests, and firmly safeguard regional peace and stability.
Developing the relations between the Chinese and U.S. militaries requires not only seeing the immediate interests, but also the long-term common interests, a spokesperson of China's MOD said Thursday.
Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe will attend the 7th Moscow Conference on International Security and visit Russia and Belarus from April 1 to 8.
The Chinese navy's recent large-scale training in the South China Sea is "normal and routine" and does not target any third party, the Defense Ministry said Thursday.
China's Ministry of National Defense has said a U.S. warship's entry into the waters around China's islands and reefs in the South China Sea is serious political and military provocation.
China has lodged stern representations with the United States over a Taiwan-related bill, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said over the weekend.
China on Tuesday refuted Japan's "China Security Report 2018" as irresponsible and untenable, and urged Japan to view China’s domestic and foreign policies objectively and rationally.
China firmly opposes the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) published by the United States Department of Defense, a spokesman from China's National Defense Ministry said Sunday.
The Chinese armed forces will continue the fight against corruption and "break new ground" in 2018, a military spokesman said Thursday.
A Chinese defense ministry spokesman on Thursday told foreign critics not to waste time drumming up the "China military threat" hype.
China's Ministry of National Defense has told the United States not to "cause trouble out of nothing," and to respect the sovereignty of China.
China's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said it was "Cold War" mentality for the United States to play up the so-called "Chinese military threat".
China's defense ministry has expressed strong discontent with Japanese efforts to sensationalize a legitimate action by the Chinese navy, according to the information office of the ministry Thursday.
China's Defense Ministry Spokesperson Wu Qian made on Wednesday interpretations on the connotative import of the military flag for the armed police force.
China's armed police will continue to safeguard national security and social stability after its command mechanism adjustment, a Ministry of National Defense spokesman said Thursday.
The Chinese mainland resolutely opposes any official contact between the United States and Taiwan, said Ren Guoqiang, spokesperson of the Ministry of National Defense Thursday.