09 September 2016

News Story: China, Britain vow to deepen military exchanges, mutual trust

LONDON, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- China and Britain on Thursday pledged to enhance their exchanges and mutual trust in military to tap their huge cooperation potential.

The latest development came as visiting Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan met with British Secretary of State for Defense Michael Fallon on the sideline of the ongoing UN peacekeeping defense ministerial meeting in London.

Chang, also a Chinese state councilor, said that his country is willing to deepen mutual understanding and political trust with the new British government, expand cooperation and exchanges in various areas and levels so as to make new progress in the bilateral strategy coordination and pragmatic cooperation.

Chang's remarks came as China and Britain reaffirmed their commitments to the "golden era" in the bilateral relationship when the leaders of the two countries met in Hangzhou during the G20 summit a few days ago.

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