PLA Major General: Sino-US military cooperation requires deep strategic mutual trust
2009 年 10 22, by the two sides co-sponsored the theme of “China-US Relations: Prospects after three decades,” the fourth China-US Relations Conference in Beijing. Sun photo agency issued since the law
China news agency, Beijing, October 22 (Sun Zifa and Ye Fuming) – Foreign Affairs Office of the Chinese Defense Ministry, Major General Qian Lihua, 22, the fourth China-US relations in a speech at the seminar that the common response to the unprecedented global challenges, China and the U.S. military should make efforts in four areas:
is necessary to respect each other’s core interests and security concerns. A healthy and stable Sino-US military relations, conducive to international and regional peace, security and stability, to promote the healthy and stable development of bilateral military relations, we must deal with sensitive issues in bilateral military relations, respect each other’s core interests and security concerns.
second is to effectively enhance the strategic mutual trust between the two armies. The development of strategic relations of mutual trust between countries is the basis and prerequisite to carry out cooperation between the two armies, both sides need to establish deep strategic mutual trust. China hopes the U.S. objective, balanced view on China’s military development, military mutual trust and refrain from words and deeds that are harmful for military cooperation to create a good atmosphere.
Third, through frank dialogue on security issues to enhance mutual understanding and awareness. As the two countries history, culture, social system, there is a big difference between geopolitical environment, the two sides understand the issues of international security and the ways and means to solve these problems are quite different. China is willing to actively promote dialogue between the two armies, through the Sino-US defense consultations, China and the U.S. Department of Defense to meet U.S. maritime security consultation mechanism and other platforms, on both sides of the security concerns and international security issues to strengthen communication, enhance mutual understanding, expansion of mutual consensus.
fourth is to continue to explore each other’s common interests and areas of cooperation. China is willing to join with the United States to actively implement the construction of two heads of state on the active cooperation of twenty-first century a comprehensive consensus on the importance of Sino-US relations, efforts to broaden the positive side of military relations, based on the existing cooperation, continue to strengthen the armed forces in humanitarian ism disaster relief, military environmental protection, epidemic prevention and control, search and rescue, counter-terrorism cooperation to jointly cope with global challenges, expanding the two countries, armies of common interest and cooperation.
said Qian Lihua, China’s military is currently active international responsibility, Yikaifangcu cooperation to promote security cooperation. U.S. armed forces should actively carry out exchanges, enhance mutual trust and reduce suspicion, expand cooperation and strive to benefit the two peoples, and to world peace and security and create more and better opportunities.