Chen Bingde said that although China and the UAE are
geographically far apart, the two countries, as developing countries,
share common interests in many fields. Since the establishment of the
diplomatic relations, under the concern of leaders of the two countries
and the common efforts of both sides, the bilateral relations have been
constantly strengthened and developed, and the two militaries have
maintained close contact and carried out sound cooperation in many
fields, obtaining satisfactory achievements. Chen hoped both sides
could work together to constantly develop and deepen the exchanges and
co-operation between the two militaries in a wide range of fields and
at a multiple of layers.
Rumaithy said that the UAE side appreciated that China had made
positive contributions to the peace and development in Middle East. The
UAE Armed Forces hopes to expand co-operation with the Chinese military
in various fields including personnel training.
Before the talks, Chen Bingde held a welcoming ceremony for Rumaithy.
At the invitation of Chen Bingde, Rumaithy came to China for the first time on June 7 to kick off a 3-day-long visit.
By Li Xiaowei