Xi hopes all countries could benefit from expanding connectivity
The celebrations of the PLA Navy's 70th founding anniversary are underway in China's port city of Qingdao. President Xi Jinping has met with foreign delegates attending the events. President Xi stressed China's national security strategy is purely defensive in nature, and Beijing supports a cooperative and sustainable new security concept. He also said he hoped all countries could benefit from expanding connectivity under China's Maritime Silk Road Initiative. The Chinese leader attends a review of Chinese and international fleets on Tuesday afternoon.