Xi Jinping signed a directive on "non-military operations" of the Chinese army

Xi Jinping, PRC leader
Xi Jinping, PRC leader
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Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Published: June 14 2022 at 01:41 pm
Source: myukraineis.org

Chinese leader Xi Jinping has signed a directive allowing "non-military" use of China's military. The decree comes into force on June 15.

This was reported by Radio Free Asia .

The decision is worrying that Beijing may be preparing for an invasion of Taiwan under the guise of a "special operation," the newspaper said.

The full text of the document is currently unavailable. The Chinese state agency Xinhua reported that the directive systematically regulates the organization and command, types of operations, operational support and political work.

Chinese ATGM HJ-12. Photo: Chinese media

" These plans are aimed at protecting people's lives and property, protecting national sovereignty, security and development interests, as well as protecting world peace and regional stability ," Xinhua said.

It is noted that the document consists of 6 sections, which "serve as a legal basis for military operations other than war."

Radio Free Asia emphasizes that the message came after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called for a diplomatic solution to the threat of military action in the Taiwan Strait.

Volodymyr Zelenskyi speaking at the 19th Asian Security Summit Shangri-La Dialogue Photo: Office of the President

He made the remarks on June 11, speaking at the 19th Shangri-La Dialogue Asian Security Summit, answering questions about what can be done to counter China's campaign of economic and military coercion against Taiwan.

It will be recalled that the day before, China's Defense Minister said that the country did not consider Russia an ally and did not supply it with weapons.

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