U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates next year, 10 to 14 January visit to China
10 11, Chinese Defense Minister Liang and U.S. Defense Secretary Robert – Robert Gates met with reporters in Vietnam. Xinhua News Agency reporters Huang Xiao and Yong She
China news agency, Washington, December 10 (Reporter De Yongjian) – Chinese Ministry of National Defense Foreign Affairs Office of the Deputy Director of Friends of flying off on the 10th here announced that the U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates will be 2011 年 10 to 14 January visit to China.
Friends of flying off the day in Washington, accompanied by PLA Deputy Chief of Staff Ma Xiaotian attend the 11th China-US vice-ministerial defense consultation Defense. He said after the two sides agreed during the consultations, the U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates will be 10 January 2011 to 14 visit.
Friends of flying off stress in the development of Sino-US military relations, high-level exchanges is a very important part. The Chinese side attaches great importance to Gates will visit China, Sino-US military hopes visit will help deepen understanding and expand consensus.
“We believe that Secretary Gates’s visit to China, the two sides on strategic issues of mutual concern and in-depth exchanges, especially for their concern for mutual understanding and promote healthy and stable military relations to the direction of Development. “Friends of flying off that.
mid-October of this year, held in Hanoi, Vietnam to expand ASEAN defense ministers conference, Gates met with Chinese Defense Minister Liang invited to Gates in the early 2011′s visit to China, Gates accepted the invitation; in determining access China, Gates has publicly stated in November this year, hoping to put Sino-US military exchanges to a high degree of strategic dialogue.
for Gates to say, Friends of flying off response that China believes that the Sino-US military ties should be a relationship between the strategic level, because if the constant development of military relations, the future relate to various aspects of issues will be more and more.
“We feel that the sincere efforts of both sides, especially to resolve their differences in the need for more efforts to achieve our true good, we look forward to the kind of strategy of mutual desire.” Guan said the Friends of Flying .
Gates to visit China in addition to finalizing the date, Friends of flying off, also said the two sides agreed in negotiations next year, the PLA Chief of General Staff Chen Bingde mutually convenient time to visit the U.S., China expects the same from this visit to promote the development of military relations, enhance mutual trust and communication role. (End)