China Makes Second Warning on U.S. Anti-Missile Deployment

6 de junio de 2007

<body><div id="article"><tr><td height="23" valign="middle" width="184"></td><td valign="middle" width="185"></td></tr><h1>China Makes Second Warning on U.S. Anti-Missile Deployment</h1><p>June 6, 2007 (LPAC)--China made its second warning within a week of the dangers which could arise from U.S. deployment of anti-missile systems in Europe and Asia.</p><p>"China has always maintained that missile defense affects the strategic balance and international stability, is not conducive to mutual trust between major powers, and may cause new proliferation problems," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said yesterday at her regular press briefing.</p><p>In response to a question on China's policy respecting to the U.S. deployments in central Europe and with Japan in Asia, Jiang Yu said that the "United States' intention to deploy a missile defense system in Eastern Europe has drawn considerable attention and some countries are very concerned. We have the same attitude in regard to missile defense systems proposed by the U.S. and Japan and trust the parties concerned will act with discretion," Jiang Yu said.</p></div></body>