Yang Yujun, spokesman of the Ministry of National Defense (MND) of the People's Republic of China (PRC), made the statement at a regular MND press conference on September 27, 2012 that the Chinese military will take appropriate measures to faithfully perform its duties under the national unified deployment.
When answering questions concerning the purpose of the military exercises held domestically as well as the comment on the issue of the U.S.-Japan joint military exercises, Yang Yujin said the recent military exercises held by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) were organized according to plans with the purpose to improve the capability of the PLA in winning local wars under information-based conditions. These exercises have achieved the desired purposes.
What should be emphasized is that the Chinese military carries the responsibilities of safeguarding the country's territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests, added Yang Yujun. The Chinese military will take appropriate measures to faithfully perform its duties under the national unified deployment based on the development of events.
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