07 Sep '11, 8am

China seeks to dispel fears over military aims

BEIJING: China said Wednesday it would avoid "invasion, expansion or war" but not at the expense of its claims on Taiwan as it seeks to dispel fears over its military build-up and territorial assertiveness. The Asian nation's neighbours have expressed rising concern over Beijing's claims in the South China Sea, military spending and new, high-tech equipment that includes an aircraft carrier launched last month. Introducing a white paper on China's "peaceful" development plans, Wang Yajun, head of the Central Foreign Affairs Office reiterated the "defensive" nature of China's defence policy. He said the paper was designed to reassure critics that "China will not follow the beaten path through invasion, expansion or war". "China will not attack another country unless we are attacked," he added. But he highlighted Beijing's so-called "core interests" of territorial integrity ...

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