Xu Qiliang, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, met with Russian Defense Minister Shoigu

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 Xu Qiliang, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, met with Russian Defense Minister Shoigu


On April 24th, Xu Qiliang, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, met with Shoigu, the Russian Defense Minister, who came to China to attend the meeting of the defense ministers of the member states of the Shanghai cooperation organization. Xu Qiliang said that in recent years, with the personal promotion of President Xi Jinping and President Putin, China Russia relations have taken a new step, the strategic mutual trust has been deepened, the cooperation field has been expanding, and the relations between the two countries have reached the best period of history, and the best relations of great power in the world today. The exchanges and cooperation between the two armies are increasingly frequent, the degree of cooperation is deep and the level is high, and it has always maintained the positive momentum of development, and has played an important role in promoting the development of China Russia comprehensive strategic partnership. At present, the international pattern and strength contrast is at an important juncture of development and evolution, and new problems and new challenges emerge one after another. Especially in the field of security, various uncertain and unstable factors are increasing, and hot issues are complicated and changeable. The Chinese side is willing to continue to strengthen mutual support, strengthen all-round cooperation with the Russian side, deepen bilateral relations, in particular cooperation between the two forces, and jointly safeguard the security interests of the two countries and the strategic balance of the region. In the context of the historic expansion and the new development stage of the SCO, China and Russia need to strengthen their strategic cooperation, always uphold the spirit of Shanghai, and further strengthen the cohesiveness of the SCO. Shoigu said that strengthening the comprehensive strategic and cooperative partnership with China is a priority direction for Russian diplomacy. In accordance with the consensus of the two heads of state, the Russian side will continue to expand the field of cooperation with China, deepen the content of cooperation and innovate the form of cooperation, and jointly deal with the new security threats and safeguard the peace and stability of the world and the region.