Liang Guanglie’s visit to the United States to obtain the results of four areas to enhance Sino-US military mutual trust
10 at noon, the outskirts of West Point in upstate New York, USA, State Councilor and Defense Minister General Liang’s visit to the United States, accompanied by the Chinese Ministry of National Defense Foreign Affairs Office officials briefed reporters to disclose the Liang Guanglie visit to the United States was a complete success achieved positive results.
the National Defense Foreign Affairs officials said to the reporter, Liang and his entourage on May 4 to 10 on the United States made an official visit. Liang Minister’s visit, the Chinese defense minister after a lapse of nine years after another visit to the United States this year, also a major event in Sino-US military exchanges, the aim is to implement President Hu Jintao and President Barack Obama on the development of Sino-US partners the relationship between the important consensus reached, further increase mutual understanding, enhance mutual trust, promote cooperation, promote the healthy and steady development of Sino-US military relations.
U.S. visit attaches great importance to be given a warm reception. During beam Minister took part in 17 official events held in the size range of talks with Secretary of Defense Paneth, a joint press conference, met with the president’s national security adviser Duoni, Acting Secretary of State William Burns and U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Myers and the U.S. “Flying Tigers” veterans and relatives to visit U.S. troops, directing organs and institutions. Liang Minister of the United States from all walks of life carried out extensive exchanges, the visit has achieved positive results and achieve the desired purpose.
the Ministry of National Defense Foreign Affairs officials from four aspects, briefed reporters on the positive outcome of this visit.
First of all, the visit to the implementation of the journey of the two heads of state consensus.
last January, President Hu’s successful visit to the United States, with President Obama to promote the building of mutual respect, mutual benefit and win-win partnership and reached important consensus. February this year, Vice President Xi Jinping paid a successful visit to promote Sino-US cooperative partnership for new development. Military relations is an important part of Sino-US relations, the establishment of a healthy and stable and reliable military relations is the common expectation of the two sides. In this context, the success of the beam Minister’s visit to the United States will play an active role in promoting the healthy and stable development of Sino-US military.
the visit was a tour to promote the two armies and mutual trust.
Sino-US relations has become one of the world’s most important bilateral relations. Since both sides are quite different in ideology, social system, historical and cultural traditions, strengthen mutual understanding and trust, to avoid misunderstanding miscarriage of justice is particularly important. Visit, the beam Minister with the United States has carried out extensive exchanges on bilateral military relations, international and regional situation and other issues. On the military relations between China, Minister Liang expressed the desire of the Chinese side attaches importance to developing bilateral military relations, the traditional logic of President Hu Jintao to break the big country in the history of confrontation and conflict, explore the establishment of the new significance of relations among major powers an important speech in China and the United States, emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region is very broad and can accommodate different so two national conditions in China and the United States, strategic needs and interests of different country. Globalization, strengthen exchanges and cooperation in various fields between the two armies, not only conforms to the fundamental interests of the two countries and peoples, but also the universal expectation of the world. Beam Minister on Sino-US military exchanges in the three major obstacles, namely the United States arms sales to Taiwan, China warships machine in the United States came close surveillance, involving discriminatory laws in China that China’s solemn stance, emphasizing the United States should respect and care for China core interests and major concerns. Minister Liang pointed out that to comply with the new development of bilateral relations, Sino-US military should be committed to the establishment of equality and mutual benefit, win-win cooperation of a new military relations. This military relations should be equality, cooperation and win-win, instead of one-way dominant and exclusive, zero-sum. The U.S. side said the U.S. side attaches importance to developing US-China military relations, the US-China conflict is not inevitable, and the development of Sino-US relations must break the mindset, always looking to the future. The United States supports the establishment of strong military relations for the 21st century, to respond to security threats and challenges. The two sides had a frank and in-depth exchange on the international and regional hotspot issues. Liang Minister on the situation in the South China Sea, network security, the United States in the Asia-Pacific military deployment and other issues to exchange views with the United States, indicating that China’s principled stance. Through this visit, enhanced mutual understanding on these issues, increase mutual trust.
the visit was a tour to promote pragmatic exchanges and cooperation.
beam Minister Panetta Minister on the development of bilateral military relations, strengthen pragmatic exchanges and cooperation, and reached consensus on four. Among them, the two parties and the development of military relations between the shared vision and an important way of consensus, but also a consensus on specific exchanges and cooperation projects. The two sides agree to conduct exchanges and cooperation in the field of humanitarian relief and mitigation, military archives, environmental protection, medicine, colleges of education, sports and other humanitarian disaster, anti-piracy, joint exercises held during the year. The Chinese side invited the Panetta Minister’s visit to China in the second half of this year, a mutually convenient time. Strengthen military exchanges and cooperation in these areas, to expand the common interests, and promote the pragmatic cooperation of the two armies in the field of non-traditional security issues.
that the visit is to deepen the journey of friendship between China and the United States army and people.
During the visit, Minister Liang and American friends and the U.S. rank and extensive contacts. The beam Minister met with the veterans of the “Flying Tigers” Captain Claire Chennault’s granddaughter Keller prestige and the “Flying Tigers” Wen Yade, expressed China cherish the history, heritage and friendship, and sincere desire to promote the development of Sino-US relations. Keller Wei and Wen Yade said that the US-China cooperation in the anti-Japanese history is very important, I wish that the future of Sino-US relations continue to develop. Le any of the barracks in North Carolina, Minister Liang and Marine Corps officers and men to lunch to learn more about the officers and men working and living conditions, the situation of the Chinese army officers and soldiers. In the Army at Fort Benning, Liang Minister to observe a U.S. military recruit training and competition. Liang Minister also visited the Military Academy (West Point), donated to the school library books on Chinese history and Chinese army, two armies continue to strengthen the military and cultural exchanges. The above activities to further enhance the friendship between the two peoples and two armies, officers and men. (Press gallery to Wang)
share: related topics: Defense Minister Liang visit to the United States