China, Russia vow to deepen military ties
China wants a closer military relationship with Russia because it is in
the fundamental interests of both sides, a senior Chinese officer said in
In light of the complicated and volatile international
situation, enhancing China- Russia military ties would also serve regional and
world peace and stability, Guo Boxiong, vice chairman of the Central Military
Commission, made the remarks when he met visiting Russian Defense Minister
As an important part of Sino-Russian relations and the
strategic partnership of cooperation, Sino-Russian military relations have been
constantly developed in recent years.
Anatoly Serdyukov backed Guo's
evaluation on bilateral military and state-to-state relations. He said Russia
was ready to intensify bilateral practical cooperation in every aspect.
friendly neighbors, the two sides witness frequent state-to-state and military
exchanges, and share similar views on important international and regional
issues, which reflects the high level development of the Sino-Russian strategic
partnership of cooperation, he added.