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IAF chief says India weary of assertive China, intrusive Pakistan

2014-11-30 10:06:36       source:India Today

November 29, 2014

"IAF chief, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, on Saturday said that with the strategic gravity shifting from west to east, especially to Asia and Asia Pacific, India faces security challenges in the region due to an assertive China and an intrusive Pakistan.

"The situation is not good for the environment, as peaceful rise of China remains a distant dream. An assertive China is investing heavily in developing military power, especially aerospace power, laying claims on international waters, island territories and air space over South China Sea and East China Sea," IANS quoted Raha as saying during the eighth annual Air Chief Marshal L.M. Katre memorial lecture."

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