Agreed to resume military exchanges between China and the U.S. military is planning high-level visits
2008 年 1 14, Ma Xiaotian (right) meets with U.S. Pacific Command Timothy Keating. Photography: People military correspondent Yang Tiehu
WASHINGTON July 28 (Xinhua reporters Kui Jing) U.S. Pacific Command Timothy Keating here to participate in the first round of 28 Sino-US strategic economic dialogue with the media that United States and China agreed to resume military exchanges, senior military visits are being planned. He stressed that the U.S. military should continue to be represented at the strategic and economic dialogue.
Keating said at a news conference, the first round of Sino-US strategic economic dialogue with the opening of 27, he participated in the dialogue with the Chinese Defense Ministry officials were “important discussions” conversations with each other to express a desire to resume military exchanges and necessity.
Keating said high-level visits between the two armies have entered the final stages of preparation, early September is expected to resume in Beijing the first Sino-US Military Maritime Consultation Mechanism special meeting. Keating said the United States and China’s decision was strategic and economic dialogue in the “important results.”
Keating pointed out that the United States armed forces represented in high-level dialogue between the two governments is necessary, because in the strategic economic dialogue in many of the issues involved, including the economy, climate change, and the United States in safeguarding regional and world stability and security of the common commitments made for the armed forces are very important. He agreed to dialogue with the representative of China that no country can self-closed state to develop good policy.
Keating hopes the United States armed forces in carrying out military exercises, personnel exchanges, joint participation in humanitarian and other fields to strengthen cooperation in bilateral and look forward to participate in multilateral military exercises and joint exercises.
for the Chinese Ministry of National Defense will be officially opened on August 1 the official website of the media, Keating said that this would increase the outside world’s understanding of the Chinese military “very useful.” He stressed, “to strengthen trust and mutual understanding in the Asia Pacific region to maintain peace and stability in the key.”