Liang, chief of staff met with the British Navy Stanhope (Figure)
7 12, Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Liang on Bayi Building in Beijing, met with visiting British Chief of Naval Staff 马克斯坦霍 General (Mark Stanhope) Admiral. (Du yang)
Beijing, July 12 Xinhua correspondent Zhang reported: State Councilor and Defense Minister Liang Bayi Building this afternoon, met with visiting British Chief of Naval Staff 马克斯坦霍Pu.
Liang said that in recent years, Sino-British relations have maintained sound development momentum. The two countries established the comprehensive strategic partnership, high-level exchanges, economic, technological, educational, and cultural cooperation for new achievements. As the world’s countries have a major impact, both sides of the common interests than differences. Maintain and develop the Sino-British relations, and promoting the construction and development of both countries, but also on world peace and stability have a positive impact. China is willing to work with Britain to work together to build long-term stability of the two-round strategic partnership.
Liang said that with the smooth development of Sino-British relations, military relations have been strengthened. In recent years, frequent high-level military visits, strategic consultation mechanism has been improved, gradually deepening cooperation in various areas of expertise, training with remarkable results. China’s friendly cooperation between Chinese and British armed forces expressed satisfaction with the status quo. I believe that with joint efforts of the British armed forces existing between the friendly and cooperative relations can continue to a new height.
Stanhope said the development of military relations between Britain and good wishes to further strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation to jointly cope with new challenges.
of common concern both international and regional issues of exchange of views and opinions.