Latest News:  
Beijing   Shower/Cloudy    25 / 12 ℃  City Forecast

Home>>Foreign Affairs

China-US ties crucial to peace in Asia-Pacific region

By Wang Xinjun (People's Daily Overseas Edition)

10:50, May 12, 2012

Edited and translated by People's Daily Online

The Asia-Pacific region has recently become the focus of the world. The DPRK launched a satellite, the United States and the Philippines jointly conducted military drill, later China and Russia also made military exercises. And the Huangyan Island has further intensified the increasingly tense situation. During the special period, Liang Guanglie, the Chinese Defense Minister, began the first visit to the United States in nine years, which attracted worldwide attention.

With joint efforts, China-U.S. defense ministers reached four consensuses on the future military mutual trust and cooperative relations on May 7. The four consensuses will build a framework for a new type of China-U.S. military relations in the future. They are also the latest consensuses of the leaders of the two armies on the world's security situation and the China-U.S. military powers.

Particularly, the two sides agreed that they will hold joint anti-piracy exercises in the Gulf of Aden in the second half of 2012. The dialogue, consensuses and cooperation have made China-U.S. relations take a right step. It is also an important step on the road of building a new type of China-U.S. military relations. Through the joint military exercises, China hopes that the two sides can further join hands to safeguard world peace and prosperity.

【1】 【2】

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:雪萌、马茜)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. Officers and men in tactical drill

  2. China Braille Library in Beijing

  3. More ethnic children return to school in SW China

  4. Chinese sailors' ‘killer' in Beijing

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. Regulations holding back financial sector’s progress
  2. City banks' IPO push puts investors at risk
  3. Ways to develop low-carbon economy in China
  4. RRR cut still in country’s best economic interest
  5. Relax high-tech restrictions
  6. Overseas investment yields not nation's priority
  7. A neutral US helpful to stability in S China Sea
  8. Tourism authority warns of low-cost package tours
  9. Have you felt anxious recently?
  10. Central bank's rise comes at economy’s expense

What's happening in China

Sichuan holds drill on quake anniversary

  1. Work teams sent to storm-battered Gansu
  2. 19 dead, 45 missing in NW China storms
  3. China Braille Library in Beijing
  4. China foreign trade growth slows in April
  5. Bank of China's Chicago branch approved

PD Online Data

  1. Spring Festival
  2. Chinese ethnic odyssey
  3. Yangge in Shaanxi
  4. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  5. The drum dance in Ansai