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7 15, to participate in” Peace Mission 2009 “in Russian joint military exercise between China and Russia, held in the camp village ceremony. The picture shows both commanders shook hands. Lei agency issued photo
BEIJING, July 17 (Xinhua) The idea that military cooperation between China and Russia is shrinking. The Chinese military attache stationed in former Russian armed, senior adviser to the China International Institute of Strategic Marine Major General Wang said today that military cooperation is of practical significance is not how many times held joint military exercises, but depends on the purpose of exercises and drills to be set.
a reporter’s question: Recently, some media to form an argument, claiming that Russian military exercise held every two years, but Russia and the U.S. recently announced that by December 2009 to be held not less than 20 times military exercises. In volume terms, was that military cooperation between China and Russia is shrinking, what do you think?
sea king replied, “I do not think so.”
He said that joint military exercises have different purposes, some to learn from each other, learn from each other and improve together, have a strong sense of cooperation; others in order to ease relations.
Wang Haiyun that the tense situation between Russia and detrimental to both countries, are reluctant to confront a long time, but there are contradictions between the two countries strategic interests, and sometimes difficult to solve. Obama came to power by Russia to ease the release of the signal, Obama also expressed a willingness now to improve the atmosphere and relationships. Under these conditions, several joint military exercises held on ease this tension has a positive meaning.
“I personally think that this has no real meaning, but the ease of Russian-US relations, or played a certain positive role, I think that is a good thing.” He said.