Pentagon report 'not beneficial' for military ties: China

BEIJING, August 18, 2010 (AFP) - China said Wednesday that a Pentagon report on Beijing's expanding military capabilities was "not beneficial" for military ties between the Asian nation and Washington.

"Issuing this report is not beneficial for the improvement and development of Sino-US military ties," Geng Yansheng, spokesman for the nation's defence ministry, said in a statement faxed to AFP.