Thursday, July 17, 2014

Senior military officers of China, Turkey vow to promote co-op

Xinhua - 2014-07-08 

Mo Hong'e

Vice Chairman of China's Central Military Commission Fan Changlong on Monday met with Bulent Bostanoglu, Commander of the Turkish Naval Forces.
Hailing the healthy and stable development of the China-Turkey relationship since the two nations forged diplomatic ties 43 years ago, Fan said China attaches high importance to military-to-military relations with Turkey.
China is ready to further enhance defense cooperation with Turkey in various areas including exchanges between naval forces, Fan said.
He also praised Turkey's adherence to the one-China policy and support to China on counter-terrorism, expressing the hope that Turkey could continue to support China on issues concerning sovereignty and territorial integrity.