China briefs foreign attaches on defense white paper

15:18, March 31, 2011      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

A total of 115 military attaches from 81 countries on Thursday listened to a briefing in Beijing on China's newly issued white paper on national defense.

The document, the seventh of its kind the Chinese government has issued since 1998, aims to enhance military transparency and boost the world's trust in the country's commitment to peaceful development.

Qian Lihua, director of the Foreign Affairs Office with the National Defense Ministry, introduced the content of the white paper titled "China's National Defense in 2010" and answered questions on China's defense policy, armed forces and military diplomacy.

Qian said the white paper spelt out that China will always stick to the path of peaceful development and its national defense policy is defensive in nature.

The white paper also displays the latest achievements of China's national defense and construction of the armed forces as well as the efforts of the Chinese army in safeguarding world and regional peace and stability, Qian said.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
  Weekly review  
 
 
 
     
 
 

(Editor:梁军)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • Survey for 2011 NPC and CPPCC Sessions
  • Focus On China
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • British PM meets with visiting Israeli president
  • Irish band U2 rocks Argentine fans
  • Prince Charles, wife visit Madrid
  • France defence minister visits Greek air base
  • Death toll reaches 11,417 from great quake-tsunami in Japan
  • Police hold coordination meeting to find abducted Swiss twins
Most Popular
Hot Forum Dicussion