URUMQI, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese air force on Thursday dismissed concerns over its ongoing training exercises with the Pakistani air force, saying they were routine drills.
"There's no need for some countries to overact and make a great fuss about it. They need to learn to get used to such drills," said Shen Jinke, spokesperson for the People's Liberation Army Air Force.
It is international practice to hold military exercises, and simulated combat training with foreign armies are necessary for troops of every country to improve their capabilities to safeguard state security and national interests, he said.
The ongoing joint drills named "Shaheen VI" were launched in China on Sept. 7 and will run until Sept. 27.
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PacificSentinel: Maybe China should remember that when their bitching at the US and South Korea about their Military Exercises.