China, Singapore hold 6th defense policy dialogue

中新防务政策对话举行

Source
China Military Online
Editor
Li Jiayao
Time
2017-12-20

SINGAPORE, Dec. 13 (ChinaMil) -- The 6th defense policy dialogue between the defense ministries of China and Singapore kicked off here Monday. Jiang Guoping, assistant to the chief of the Joint Staff Department under the Central Military Commission (CMC), and Chan Yeng Kit, Permanent Secretary of the Singaporean Ministry of Defense, jointly presided over the dialogue.

12月11日,中央军委联合参谋部参谋长助理姜国平在新加坡与新国防部常务秘书陈英杰共同主持了中新第六次国防部防务政策对话。

Jiang said that as a result of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Singapore, China and Singapore established in 2015 a partnership of all-round cooperation keeping with the times, and the two countries have made new progress in mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields.

姜国平说,2015年习近平主席访问新加坡,中新建立面向未来的全方位合作伙伴关系,两国各领域互利合作得到新的发展。

The military-to-military relations between the two countries have also developed smoothly in recent years, Jiang said, adding that the Chinese military is willing to further strengthen cooperation with the Singaporean military in fields of anti-terrorism, joint maritime drills and personnel training.

作为两国关系的重要组成部分,中新两军关系近年来发展顺利。中方愿与新方进一步加强在反恐、海上联演、人员培训等领域合作。

China supports Singapore to take up the rotating presidency of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2018, and looks forward to working with Singapore to jointly push forward the military-to-military relations between the two countries and the China-ASEAN defense relations to a new high, said Jiang.

中国支持新加坡担任2018年东盟轮值主席国,期待共同推动中新两军关系、中国与东盟防务领域关系再上新台阶。

Chan Yeng Kit said that Singapore and China have kept good relations for a long time, Singapore welcomes and supports China to achieve greater development and play bigger role in regional affairs.

陈英杰说,新中关系长期友好。新方欢迎并支持中国不断发展,在地区事务中发挥更大作用。

The Singaporean military looks forward to conducting more high-level contacts, exchanges of military services, joint training exercises, as well as pragmatic cooperation with the Chinese military to continuously promote the level of defense cooperation between the two countries, Chan said.

新方期待与中国军队开展更多的高层往来、军种交流、联演联训及务实合作,不断提升两国防务合作水平。

 

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