Pentagon: US to expand military infrastructure in Australia and the Pacific Islands
containment strategies for the PRC. This was stated by Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Political Affairs Mara Karlin, writes RIA Novosti.
According to her, it is also planned to expand infrastructure in the Pacific Islands and base aviation in Australia on a rotational basis. p>
Karlin stressed that the United States intends to deploy fighter and bomber aircraft in Australia.
Earlier, Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Le Yucheng said that the creation of the AUKUS trilateral alliance between the United States, Great Britain and Australia aims to fan the cold war, violates the provisions of the Non-Proliferation Treaty and poses a threat of nuclear catastrophe in the Pacific region.