The Sino-Russian military cooperation is important for improving bilateral relations and safeguarding regional and international security under the complex international situation, a senior People's Liberation Army (PLA) officer said Wednesday in Beijing.
The two countries have continued to expand military cooperation in recent years, said Chief of the PLA General Staff Liang Guanglie in a meeting with Alexei Maslov, commander-in-chief of the land forces of the Russian Armed Forces and his party.
Liang spoke highly of the military exchanges and cooperation between the two countries. The staff of the two general have carried out effective strategic consultations, Liang added.
Maslov said the Russian side is taking a positive attitude toward the growth of friendly cooperation with the PLA, and that it is ready to work for beefing up cooperation between the land forces of the two militaries.