The Chinese army will not get involved in arms race, said the Ministry of defence

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in fotomancer of defense of the PRC, Colonel-General Wei Fanha. Archival photoThe Chinese army will not get involved in arms race, said the Ministry of defence© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

The army of China always firmly adheres to peaceful development, will never become a threat to others and will not engage in arms race or military expansion, said the defense Minister of China Wei Penha at the opening ceremony of the Eighth international Tanshanskogo forum on security issues in Beijing.

«The strategic purpose of our military development is constant, it has always been clear and transparent. The army of China adheres to peaceful development, we in China love and appreciate the world, and therefore, peaceful development has become our national policy,» said Wei Fanha.

He stressed that «the Chinese army will never become a threat to other countries, regardless of our level of development, we will not seek hegemony, will not engage in military expansion and the arms race».

«China opposes the mentality of the cold war, against the arms race, the selfishness of some countries, China intends to maintain openness and inclusion rather than confrontation and creating alliances,» added the Minister.

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