The news source that approaches diplomacy key figures of EU reveals to essential medium in France on December 30, the EU keeps on more than 20 years of weapon embargo to China and have already hoped at 2011 cancel at the beginning of the year.
Essential medium in France 《the fee adds Luo report 》quote with foreign policy representative director of EU on the 30th Shi lady relates to the words of close diplomacy personage to say, the EU makes to China weapon embargo may"soon arrive".
《The fee adds Luo report 》the analysis think, this means at the earliest stage at 2011 the beginning of the years, the weapon embargo made may will cancel.
Wests such as the United States and Europe etc. beginning in the nation in 1989 to China carry out strict of weapon embargo.
Should report to cite the words from this news source that there is seldom weapon contacts in China and the United States and Europe nation, and China obtained very great achievement in the aspects of constucting oneself national defense system, therefore this implementation more than 20 years of embargo maded actually didn't produce to China to influence too greatly.
The report that the medium expose after citing a December 17 the EU Feng meeting said that the weapon embargo has already become Europe and China to develop safety and diplomacy to relate to a medium"main obstacle".
The report also calls that in the circumstances, "the EU should do the judgment of reality, and take action."
In September, this year, once spreading EU will relieve to China weapon embargo, but aim at this problem, each member's national product of EU livings a rift, Spain and France means support, but some Eastern Europe nations don't approve to this and also have a national request to put forward an additional condition for lifting the ban.
But European medium point out, more than 20 in the last yearses, the rift of European nation to this problem is narrowing.This is ex- to support to England of China embargo and Holland and Germany etc. country and all lowered adjusting of objection currently door.(Zhang Le)
"China to there isn't great weapon need in Europe"
Chinese military problem expert, Zhang Bo, said that the EU maintains up to now of is the embodiment of Cold War thinking to China weapon embargo.Even if will relieve embargo in the future, China can't obviously increase, either to the EU military purchase.China appeals that the main purpose of cancel embargo is hope the EU gets rid of to discriminate against a policy to China.
Zhang Bo said that EU to China weapon embargo is the whole one part that the west carried on sanctions to China at that time, but more than 20 in the last yearses, the situations of China, Europe and the whole world all took place huge variety and kept without change to obviously take Cold War thinking to China weapon embargo and said to China unfair, is a bias.This is the main reason that China appeals the EU relief weapon embargo.
If the EU can relieve in the short run to China weapon embargo, certainly is a good matter;But China's military to the EU purchase can't have obvious increment.Because total up see, the our current military equipments, military technique system can attain self-sufficient, for the military technical need of Europe not urgent, but usher in advanced technique, material, principle and talented persons to us are all beneficial.