Liang Guanglie met with South Korean Vice Defense Minister
reports: on the 30th afternoon, State Councilor and Defense Minister Liang met with China to attend the second defense strategic dialogue in China and South Korea South Korean Vice Defense Minister Lee Yong-Jie Zhou Feng,
Beijing, July 30 reporters.
Liang said China and the ROK established diplomatic relations 20 years ago, the high-level exchanges, deepened mutual political trust and rapid development of economic and trade cooperation and cultural exchanges have become increasingly active, the two peoples has brought tangible interests. China attaches great importance to the bilateral strategic partnership that continues to push forward bilateral friendship and deepening mutually beneficial cooperation serves the fundamental interests of the two countries, but also conducive to regional peace, stability and prosperity. As an important part of bilateral relations in recent years, high-level military continue to exchange visits, the two sides have established the defense strategic dialogue mechanism adjacent Navy and Air Force through phone, in-depth development of exchanges in various fields. In the future, China is willing to make joint efforts with the ROK side to promote bilateral military relations continue to move forward.
Lee Yong-Jie said that since the two countries established formal diplomatic relations, bilateral relations have developed rapidly. Practice has proved that good relations between the ROK serves the common interests. South Korean side thanked China’s constructive role on the Korean Peninsula issue, and is willing to strengthen exchanges in various fields with China to promote the common development of both countries, efforts to safeguard regional peace and stability. (Edit: SN049)