CHINA White paper explains fundamental goal of China's national defense


White paper explains fundamental goal of China's national defense


12:28, July 24, 2019

BEIJING, July 24 (Xinhua) - Resolutely safeguarding China's sovereignty, security and development interests is the fundamental goal of China's national defense in the new era, said a white paper released by the State Council Information Office on Wednesday.


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The white paper, titled "China's National Defense in the New Era," laid out a list of aims for China's national defense.

-- To deter and resist aggression;

-- To safeguard national political security, the people's security and social stability;

-- To oppose and contain "Taiwan independence";

-- To crack down on proponents of separatist movements such as "Tibet independence" and the creation of "East Turkistan";

-- To safeguard national sovereignty, unity, territorial integrity and security;

-- To safeguard China's maritime rights and interests;

-- To safeguard China's security interests in outer space, electromagnetic space and cyberspace;

-- To safeguard China's overseas interests;

-- To support the sustainable development of the country.

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