Senior Chinese military officers to visit DPRK

13:35, October 22, 2010      

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A delegation of senior Chinese military officers, led by Guo Boxiong, vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, will visit the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), according to the Ministry of National Defense.

The delegation, upon invitation of the DPRK National Defense Commission, will depart for the DPRK on Saturday, where they will attend activities to mark the 60th anniversary of the entry of the Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) into the Korean front, said Geng Yansheng, spokesperson of the ministry, on Friday.

The delegation will pay tribute to the CPV martyrs in the DPRK.

They will also meet with the DPRK's national and military leaders to exchange opinions on issues of common concern, Geng said.

China is willing to make joint efforts with other countries to maintain peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia, Geng said.

The 60th anniversary of the CPV's entry into the Korean front will fall on Oct. 25.



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