Russian Defense Minister made a visit to China
The minister of defense of Russia Sergei Shoigu made a visit to China for fostering closer links to the Moscow's strategic partner.
He hold a meeting today with the vice chairman of the Central military commission of the Communist Party of China Xu Qiliang. The minister said after the talks that the situation in the Asia-Pacific region, in North Africa and other regions in the world gets more complicated in general. So, the military and military-technical cooperation between Russia and China becomes very significant and has its special features, he stressed. Xu Qiliang stated in his turn that strategic partnership between the two countries had entered a new stage of development and played an important role in maintaining regional and international stability.
Sergei Shoigu and Xu Qiliang are likely to go on discussing new mutually beneficial projects of the joint production of new arms and equipment, usage new technologies for military, civil purposes and the threats that face both countries.