Beijing, May 26: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday ordered the military to complete war preparations, envision the worst situation, and to fully defend the country’s sovereignty.Chinese
President Xi Jinping
Xi, 66, who is also the secretary-general of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) and the head of a two-million-strong army with prospects of a lifetime term in power, made the remarks while attending a meeting of the delegation. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and the People’s Armed Police Force are being organized here during the current Parliament session.
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The Xinhua news agency reported that the military has thought about the worst possible situation, prepare training and scale of war preparations, quickly and effectively deal with all kinds of complex situations and protect national sovereignty, security and development interests. Ordered to protect.
His comments came against the backdrop of a nearly 20-day standoff on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between India and China.
Several areas along the LAC in Ladakh and North Sikkim have recently undergone major military buildup by both Indian and Chinese forces, two weeks after which were clear signs of tension and tightening of related positions by both sides. Two different faces.
The nearly 3,500-km-long LAC is the de facto border between the two countries. US-China military sanctions were also increasing, with the US Navy increasing US patrols in the disputed South China Sea as well as the Taiwan Strait.
Washington and Beijing are also engaged in a war of words on the origins of the coronavirus epidemic.
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