MND: military drills in southeast of China not aimed at specific target

Source: China Military OnlineEditor: Yao Jianing
2016-05-18 11:52

BEIJING, May 18 (ChinaMil) -- "It is routine arrangement to execute military drills in the southeast of China according to annual training plan, and these drills are not aimed at any specific target," China's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said on May 18, 2016.

The Information Bureau of the Defense Ministry made the above remarks when asked about its comments on the media reports that recently, the PLA's Army, Navy, and Air Force have been conducting densely military drills in the southeast of China and these drills are related to situations in the southeast coast of China.

The military drills staged recently in the southeast of China by troop units of PLA's Army, Navy, and Air Force are designed to test and improve troops’ capabilities of dealing with security threats and accomplishing military missions, and relevant parties shouldn’t over-interpret such activities, the Information Bureau stated.

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