China assists US in search of remains of missing personnel in WWII: Defense Spokesperson


China Military Online
Lin Congyi
2024-02-29 23:07:24

BEIJING, Feb. 29 -- "Over the years, committed to the humanitarian spirit, the Chinese side has provided assistance for the US military to search for the remains of its missing personnel in China and gained practical progress", said Chinese Defense Spokesperson Senior Colonel Zhang Xiaogang at a regular press conference on February 29, 2024.

When being asked to update the archival cooperation between the Chinese and US militaries, the spokesperson made the above remarks. He also introduced that with the assistance of China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the CMC Office for International Military Cooperation and the competent PLA departments responsible for archives management, a delegation of the US Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) visited Guangxi and Hunan provinces and carried out a site survey in search of the remains of missing American personnel in China during WWII.

"This is the first site survey conducted by the two sides since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic", added the spokesperson.



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