Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich (L) meets member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission of China Xu Quiliang - Photo:qdnd At the meeting, Mr. Xu highly spoke of Mr. Lich’s speech at the eighth Beijing Xiangshan Forum, adding that Viet Nam’s participation has contributed to the success of this year’s event. He took the occasion to congratulate Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on his election as State President of Viet Nam. China always attaches importance to the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership with Viet Nam, and will make all-out efforts, together with Viet Nam, to preserve, consolidate and develop the relationship, for the interests of the two countries’ people, he asserted. Mr. Xu expressed his delight … [Read more...] about Defense Minister meets Vice Chairman of China Central Military Commission
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BEIJING (Reuters) - Military ties between China and Pakistan are the "backbone" of relations between the two countries, a senior Chinese general told Pakistan's visiting army chief, days after a Pakistani minister stirred unease about Chinese Silk Road projects. General Qamar Javed Bajwa is the most senior Pakistani figure to visit ally China since the new government of Prime Minister Imran Khan took office in August, and his trip comes a week or so after a senior Chinese diplomat visited Islamabad. Pakistan has deepened ties with China in recent years as relations with the United States have frayed. Bajwa may be hoping to smooth out any Chinese alarm at comments last week by Pakistan's commerce minister, Abdul Razak Dawood, who suggested suspending for a year projects in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, the Pakistan leg of China's Belt and Road Initiative that includes recreating the old Silk Road trading route. On Tuesday, Zhang Youxia, a deputy chairman of China's powerful … [Read more...] about China says military ties ‘backbone’ to relations with Pakistan
Sen. Lieut. Gen. Luong Cuong (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – A high-ranking delegation of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) led by Sen. Lieut. Gen. Luong Cuong, member of the Standing Board of the Central Military Commission and Director of the VPA’s General Department of Politics, is paying a friendly visit to China from July 22-26. The visit is made at the invitation of Sen. Lieut. Gen. Miao Hua, member of China’s Central Military Commission and head of the commission’s Political Work Department. The visit aims to continue to implement agreements reached by senior leaders of Vietnam and China, contributing to consolidating the traditional friendship, enhancing mutual political trust and firmly developing the comprehensive cooperation between the two parties, states, peoples and armies, for peace, stability and development in the region and the world at large. The trip is expected to help boost the affiliation between the VPA’s General Department … [Read more...] about Vietnam People’s Army delegation visits China
World China Chinese Military Chinese plans to expand the country's regional power projection have been revealed by leaked internal military documents, indicating that Beijing is expanding its armed forces to protect its interests around the globe. The documents came to light as the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy launched two advanced warships designed for surface warfare, long-range air defense and anti-submarine operations, as the country's naval modernization continues apace. The leaked document—obtained by the Kyodo News agency—was published by the Chinese Central Military Commission in February. As detailed by the Japan Times, it notes increasing friction in the East and South China Sea and heightened tensions with the U.S. and neighboring states. Soldiers stand in formation at a People’s Liberation Army base in Hong Kong, on June 30, 2017. An internal military document suggests the Chinese “desperately need a comprehensive … [Read more...] about China Military Expansion Plans Revealed As New Warships Launched
World Russia Russian military China Chinese Military People's Liberation Army Russia and China—the two leading rivals of the U.S. military—vowed in their latest meeting to pursue new defense ties as they faced heightened pressure from Washington in the form of military dominance and economic sanctions. In recent years, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin have invested heavily in building up their own armed forces and enhancing bilateral military cooperation. Major General Shao Yuanming, deputy chief of staff of the Joint Staff Department of China’s Central Military Commission, and Colonel General Sergei Rudskoy, chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the Russian military's general staff, co-hosted the 20th round of strategic consultation between the two nations Wednesday in Beijing. "The two sides exchanged views and reached broad consensus on current international and regional hotspot issues and on further deepening … [Read more...] about Russia and China Declare Closer Military Ties in ‘New Stage’ As They Resist U.S.