Author Huang Panyue
Posted November 3, 2016

BEIJING, Nov. 3 (ChinaMil) — Chinese Defense Minister General Chang Wanquan met with Admiral Vladimir Korolyov, the visiting Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, in Beijing on Wednesday.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Putin have met frequently and reached many important consensuses, laying a solid political foundation for the healthy and stable development of bilateral relations, currently, the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership continues to maintain a thriving momentum, Chang said.

Thanks to the guidance and promotion by the heads of state of the two countries, the military-to-military relations between the two countries have been constantly advancing, as evidenced by the remarkable achievements made in pragmatic cooperation in multiple fields such as high-level reciprocal visits and joint exercises and training, and the two navies also carry out close exchanges and cooperation in multiple areas. Chang continued.

He hoped both sides to continue to push forward the in-depth development of bilateral state and military relations with the guidance of important consensus reached by the heads of state of the two countries.

Chang briefed his Russian guest on related information of the Sixth Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) held from Oct. 24 to 27, 2016.

Adm. Korolyov said that deepening Russia-China comprehensive strategic partnership is conducive to maintaining peace and stability in Eurasia and the world at large.

At present, the Chinese and Russian militaries, especially the two navies, are enjoying increasingly closer relations and broader areas of cooperation, Korolyov said, adding that the Russian side is willing to work with the Chinese side to further enhance the pragmatic cooperation between the two militaries.

Korolyov expressed congratulations on the success of the Sixth Plenary Session of the 18th CPC Central Committee.

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