Liang at the Shangri-La Dialogue will meet with U.S. defense officials
data for: May 18, visiting the United States PLA Chief of General Staff Chen Bingde (right) and the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen held a joint press conference at the Pentagon. Xinhua News Agency reporters Wang Feng and Feng She
Xinhua Beijing June 1 (reporter Liu Leipanyunzhao), deputy director of China Ministry of National Defense Foreign Affairs Office, today announced Friends of flying off, State Councilor and Defense Minister Liang on June 3 to 5, led a delegation to Singapore to attend the 2011 Shangri-La Dialogue. This is the dialogue mechanism was established ten years ago, the first Chinese delegation to the meeting by the Secretary of Defense.
“This is to implement President Hu Jintao on strengthening multilateral cooperation, to build a harmonious Asia-Pacific Initiative on specific initiatives, the Chinese army is committed to enhancing mutual trust and cooperation in regional security, the positive efforts, reflects the Chinese side to maintain and promote the Asia-Pacific attach great importance to regional security. “Friends of flying off here at the media briefing said.
During the meeting, Liang will, “China’s international security cooperation,” the topic to make presentations, and the United States, Singapore and other countries have bilateral meetings with leaders of the defense department.
Friends of flying off, said the Chinese delegation will fully elaborate on China’s defensive national defense policy and promote regional security cooperation, building a harmonious Asia-Pacific’s policies, clearly shows that China adheres to peaceful development and promote international security firm determination cooperative attitude.
Friends of flying off, said the Chinese side will also regional security issues with the national defense sector leaders to carry out dialogues and exchanges, enhance mutual trust and within countries, communication and coordination to jointly create a favorable security environment in Asia, and introduced China’s military in international peacekeeping, disaster relief, fight against piracy and other areas of philosophy and practice, to further deepen international cooperation in the field of non-traditional security efforts.
Shangri-La Dialogue by the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London sponsored the UK, Singapore Ministry of Defence Co, is the Asia-Pacific security dialogue mechanism, the largest, highest level of multilateral meetings. Since 2007, China sent senior military delegation to the meeting for the first time since the People’s Liberation Army for four years by a delegation led by deputy chief of staff participants.(edit: SN049)