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Defense chief criticizes China’s rapid arms buildup

  • June 24, 2021
  • , Sankei
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Sankei took up a remote interview arranged by a European thinktank for Defense Minister Kishi yesterday, during which he took issue with China’s massive military spending by describing it as “lacking transparency.” Kishi also raised concern about the PLA’s rapid development and deployment of assets at sea and in the air, urging the audience to consider Beijing’s military buildup not as a matter that only affects one region but as one with global implications.

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