China, Russia hold 20th round of strategic consultation in Beijing

China Military Online
Yao Jianing
2018-05-30 17:23:55

BEIJING, May 30 (ChinaMil) -- The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and the Russian Armed Forces held the 20th round of strategic consultation on Wednesday in Beijing.

Major General Shao Yuanming, deputy chief of staff of the Joint Staff Department of China’s Central Military Commission (CMC), and Colonel General Sergei Rudskoy, chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, co-hosted the consultation.

The two sides exchanged views and reached broad consensus on current international and regional hotspot issues and on further deepening China-Russia military cooperation under the new situation.

The two sides indicated that they will firmly implement the important consensus reached by President Xi Jinping and President Putin, further enhance the level of bilateral military cooperation and make positive efforts to help the strategic cooperation between the two militaries to take new steps in the new stage.

General Li Zuocheng, member of the CMC and chief of staff of the CMC Joint Staff Department, met with the Russian delegation during the consultation.

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