Navy hospital ship visit to promote the development of friendly relations with Latin American countries
11 30, Department of Defense held a press conference, Defense Ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng answered questions from reporters at the meeting. Lijun Li photo
People (microblogging) Beijing, November 30 (Reporter Xiao Li Yang Yang Jinbo) Department of Defense this afternoon held a regular press conference this month, Defense Ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng of China Navy hospital ship Peace Ark four-nation visit to Latin America, said this is a spread of friendship and uphold the spirit of international humanitarian activities.
recent media reports, “Chinese Navy hospital ship Peace Ark of the Caribbean region show subtle charm offensive of the global ambitions of Chinese navy.”
Geng Yansheng expressed, this report is groundless with ulterior motives. Starting September 16 this year, the PLA Navy Peace Ark hospital ship visit to Cuba, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica, the purpose is to give local people and army officers and soldiers to provide medical examinations, diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases and other medical services, and visiting the country to carry out medical exchanges between China and Latin American countries to promote the continuous development of friendly relations.
visit to the hospital ship is Costa Rica, as of November 28, the hospital ship for the people and the army officers and soldiers to provide medical services to 566 people total examination, diagnosis and treatment of 10,824 outpatient visits, surgery, 118 cases, the use of large medical equipment inspection 3192 people, this is a spread of friendship and uphold the spirit of international humanitarian activities.share: