Newsletter
Weather
Community
English home Forum Photo Gallery Features Newsletter Archive   About US Help Site Map
China
World
Opinion
Business
Sci-Edu
Culture/Life
Sports
Photos
 Services
- Newsletter
- Online Community
- China Biz Info
- News Archive
- Feedback
- Voices of Readers
- Weather Forecast
 RSS Feeds
- China 
- Business 
- World 
- Sci-Edu 
- Culture/Life 
- Sports 
- Photos 
- Most Popular 
- FM Briefings 
 Search
 About China
- China at a glance
- China in brief 2004
- Chinese history
- Constitution
- Laws & regulations
- CPC & state organs
- Ethnic minorities
- Selected Works of Deng Xiaoping




Home >> China
UPDATED: 14:55, June 06, 2007
Missile defense system 'could harm stability'
font size    

Beijing yesterday reiterated its position on the US missile defense system in Northeast Asia, urging all the parties to act with discretion.

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said China has always said a missile defense system would impact global strategic stability and could give rise to a new proliferation.

"It's not conducive to the mutual trust between the major powers or regional security," she said at a regular press briefing.

Jiang's remarks comes after a weekend conference on Asian security held in Singapore, during which the US and Japan discussed building a joint missile defense system.

The two countries said the defense shield would be used as a protection against possible missile attacks by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Jiang said the US decision to build a missile defense system in Europe has sparked widespread concern from the international community.

China's position on the missile defense system is consistent irrespective of whether it's built in Europe or Northeast Asia, she said. "We hope all the parties would act with discretion."

Source: China Daily


Comments on the story Comment on the story Recommend to friends Tell a friend Print friendly Version Print friendly format Save to disk Save this



   Recommendation
- Text Version
- RSS Feeds
- China Forum
- Newsletter
- People's Comment
- Most Popular
 Related News
- China says U.S. missile defense plan may cause weapon proliferation

Manufacturers, Exporters, Wholesalers - Global trade starts here.

Dic

Versions:
Copyright by People's Daily Online, all rights reserved