Military professionals are dispatched to conduct disaster relief operations in affected countries, provide relief materials and medical aid, and strengthen international exchanges in this respect. In May 2018, the defense authorities of China and Japan signed a memorandum of understanding on maritime and air liaison and put it into practice in June. ADMM-Plus is the largest and highest-level dialogue and cooperation mechanism on defense and security in the Asia-Pacific region. Today, with their interests and security intertwined, people across the world are becoming members of a community with a shared future. Non-Proliferation Joined by China, Table 5 Major Multilateral Counter-Terrorism Treaties Signed by China, Table 6 Major Joint Exercises and Training by the PLA and The Taiwan authorities, led by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), stubbornly stick to “Taiwan independence” and refuse to recognize the 1992 Consensus, which embodies the one-China principle. China’s armed forces work to improve mechanisms for information release in order to comprehensively and objectively explain China’s national defense and military development to domestic and international audiences. However, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has yet to complete the task of mechanization, and is in urgent need of improving its informationization. The “Taiwan independence” separatist forces and their actions remain the gravest immediate threat to peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait and the biggest barrier hindering the peaceful reunification of the country. The armed forces have achieved the goal of withdrawing from running businesses. 2012, effective in China, Agreement on the Procedure for Organizing and Conducting Joint Anti-Terrorism Exercise within Territories of Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Approved in Jun. It has put into place the CMC Audit Office (CMCAO), reformed the audit-based oversight system, and implemented PLA-wide resident auditing. China’s armed forces punish corruption in strict accordance with CPC discipline and relevant laws, and rectify any malpractice in key construction projects and the procurement of equipment and material. Strengthening strategic management. They are committed to extending practical maritime security cooperation, developing regional security mechanisms and building the South China Sea into a sea of peace, friendship and cooperation. Reforming the Leadership and Command System.

In October 2018, the Xiangshan Forum was renamed the Beijing Xiangshan Forum. Five among these units were elevated from Level 2 to Level 3 in February 2019. It firmly upholds freedom of navigation and overflight by all countries in accordance with international law and safeguards the security of sea lines of communication (SLOCs). With a commitment to building a community with a shared future in its neighborhood, China endeavors to deepen military partnership with its neighbors. China firmly opposes all forms of terrorism and extremism. The PLA Strategic Support Force (PLASSF) has made active efforts to integrate into the joint operations systems. In 2018, the CMC conducted surprise inspections throughout the armed forces and organized readiness drills for the units, covering 21 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government, and parts of the East China Sea and South China Sea. China resolutely safeguards its national sovereignty and territorial integrity. China exercises its national sovereignty to build infrastructure and deploy necessary defensive capabilities on the islands and reefs in the South China Sea, and to conduct patrols in the waters of Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea. All major combat units of the PLA follow a group army-brigade-battalion system. China and the ASEAN countries have comprehensively and effectively implemented the DOC, and actively advanced the consultations on the COC. The PLAA plays an irreplaceable role in maintaining China’s national sovereignty, security and development interests.

1996, instrument of ratification deposited in Oct. 1997, Signed in Sep. 1994, ratified in Apr. China’s armed forces are enhancing institutional innovation in strategic management, defense expenditure management, and the military judicial system. Cyberspace is a key area for national security, economic growth and social development.