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Beijing against the strengthening of US military presence in Australia

China doubt that the agreement for a strengthening of the military presence of the United States, Australia Wednesday updated their security pact by signing an agreement to expand American military and responds to the interests of the Asia-Pacific, said spokesman Liu Weimin China’s diplomacy.

“Can we say that strengthening and expanding the military alliance in the interests of countries in the region and the international community? This issue deserves discussion,” he said.

When the financial crisis gripping the world, China’s effort to “peaceful development” in the Asia-Pacific, said the diplomat, adding that Beijing invited other states to follow suit.

Under the agreement signed in Canberra by the Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and President Barack Obama, the U.S. contingent in Australia from 200 to 2,500 people in six years. Washington will also send B52 bombers, F/A-18 fighter and transport aircraft and refueling, which will be made based on the Australian Tindal, in the north.

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