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China criticises Japan's X-band radar system plan
CCTV News ^ | 09/23/2013 | CCTV

Posted on 09/23/2013 9:59:03 PM PDT by TexGrill

China has criticized a Japanese plan to install a cutting-edge U.S. missile defense radar system. China's Foreign Ministry says it could harm regional stability and upset the strategic balance.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said, "Some countries or blocs in the region, under the pretext of a DPRK nuclear threat, have unilaterally set up anti-missile systems or are conducting bloc cooperation.

"This is not conducive to nuclear non-proliferation and stability in the region, and will have an extremely negative impact on the global strategic balance."

The governor of Kyoto endorsed the radar plan last week. The X-band radar system would based in the Kyoto region, and would boost Japan’s ability to track and intercept missiles from across the Sea of Japan.

In February, Japan and the U.S. government announced plans to deploy the radar system within the year.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Military/Veterans; Science; Society
KEYWORDS: chinaeconomy
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1 posted on 09/23/2013 9:59:03 PM PDT by TexGrill
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Confucius say man who go fast as rocket find radar trap

2 posted on 09/23/2013 10:08:06 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 (("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.))
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