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Xi calls for world-class military research, educational institutions Xi calls for world-class military research, educational institutions

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), presents the heads of the PLA Academy of Military Science with the military flag in Beijing, capital of China, July 19, 2017.

Russian armored vehicles arrive at Xinjiang Russian armored vehicles arrive at Xinjiang

Chinese soldiers and their Russian peers work together to unload a Russian IFV from the railcar at a railway station in Korla of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on July 19, 2017.

Chemical defense unit prepares for IAG 2017 Chemical defense unit prepares for IAG 2017

Smoke envelopes two chemical and radiological reconnaissance vehicles as they drive down the sidehill in high speed during a driving skills competition at a military training base in Korla, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, on July 19, 2017.

Soldiers unload military vehicles from railcar at night Soldiers unload military vehicles from railcar at night

Soldiers unload military vehicles equipped with HQ-16 medium-range surface-to-air missile systems from the railcar after a long distance railway transportation on the night of July 18, 2017. They are assigned to an air-defense brigade with the PLA 72nd Group Army.

Preparation for Airborne Platoon event of IAG 2017 Preparation for Airborne Platoon event of IAG 2017

Soldiers sight in on targets with their Type-69 40mm rocket launcher systems in kneeling position during the live-fire training on July 18, 2017.

Airborne soldiers conduct maritime training Airborne soldiers conduct maritime training

Soldiers assigned to an airborne brigade with the PLA Air Force warm up ashore prior to the maritime training in mid-July, 2017.

Smoke shells fill the sky Smoke shells fill the sky

A ZBD-04A IFV and a Type-96A main battle tank fire smoke shells during a realistic training exercise on July 17, 2017. They are attached to an army brigade with the PLA 72nd Group Army.

Armed vehicles fire machine guns at sea Armed vehicles fire machine guns at sea

ZBD-05 amphibious IFV attached to an army brigade with the PLA 73rd Group Army moves forward on the beach in high speed during the live-fire maritime amphibious assault training on July 18, 2017.

China, Belarus launch United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill China, Belarus launch United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill

Chinese Armed Police soldiers and their Belarus peers jointly search mock enemies in the jungle on July 15 during the United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill.

J-11 fighter jets take off for sorties J-11 fighter jets take off for sorties

J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade with the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command take off from a military airfield for sorties during the flight training on July 17, 2017.

Xi calls for world-class military research, educational institutions
Russian armored vehicles arrive at Xinjiang
Chemical defense unit prepares for IAG 2017
Soldiers unload military vehicles from railcar at night
Preparation for Airborne Platoon event of IAG 2017
Airborne soldiers conduct maritime training
Smoke shells fill the sky
Armed vehicles fire machine guns at sea
China, Belarus launch United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill
J-11 fighter jets take off for sorties
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Xi calls for world-class military research, educational institutions Xi calls for world-class military research, educational institutions

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), presents the heads of the PLA Academy of Military Science with the military flag in Beijing, capital of China, July 19, 2017.

Russian armored vehicles arrive at Xinjiang Russian armored vehicles arrive at Xinjiang

Chinese soldiers and their Russian peers work together to unload a Russian IFV from the railcar at a railway station in Korla of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on July 19, 2017.

Chemical defense unit prepares for IAG 2017 Chemical defense unit prepares for IAG 2017

Smoke envelopes two chemical and radiological reconnaissance vehicles as they drive down the sidehill in high speed during a driving skills competition at a military training base in Korla, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, on July 19, 2017.

Soldiers unload military vehicles from railcar at night Soldiers unload military vehicles from railcar at night

Soldiers unload military vehicles equipped with HQ-16 medium-range surface-to-air missile systems from the railcar after a long distance railway transportation on the night of July 18, 2017. They are assigned to an air-defense brigade with the PLA 72nd Group Army.

Preparation for Airborne Platoon event of IAG 2017 Preparation for Airborne Platoon event of IAG 2017

Soldiers sight in on targets with their Type-69 40mm rocket launcher systems in kneeling position during the live-fire training on July 18, 2017.

Airborne soldiers conduct maritime training Airborne soldiers conduct maritime training

Soldiers assigned to an airborne brigade with the PLA Air Force warm up ashore prior to the maritime training in mid-July, 2017.

Smoke shells fill the sky Smoke shells fill the sky

A ZBD-04A IFV and a Type-96A main battle tank fire smoke shells during a realistic training exercise on July 17, 2017. They are attached to an army brigade with the PLA 72nd Group Army.

Armed vehicles fire machine guns at sea Armed vehicles fire machine guns at sea

ZBD-05 amphibious IFV attached to an army brigade with the PLA 73rd Group Army moves forward on the beach in high speed during the live-fire maritime amphibious assault training on July 18, 2017.

China, Belarus launch United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill China, Belarus launch United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill

Chinese Armed Police soldiers and their Belarus peers jointly search mock enemies in the jungle on July 15 during the United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill.

J-11 fighter jets take off for sorties J-11 fighter jets take off for sorties

J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade with the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command take off from a military airfield for sorties during the flight training on July 17, 2017.

Xi calls for world-class military research, educational institutions
Russian armored vehicles arrive at Xinjiang
Chemical defense unit prepares for IAG 2017
Soldiers unload military vehicles from railcar at night
Preparation for Airborne Platoon event of IAG 2017
Airborne soldiers conduct maritime training
Smoke shells fill the sky
Armed vehicles fire machine guns at sea
China, Belarus launch United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill
J-11 fighter jets take off for sorties
India has repeatedly ignored China's calls for it to withdraw its troops that crossed the Sikkim section of the border and entered Chinese territory.
China is preparing to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the founding of the PLA which falls on August 1, with experts saying that the anniversary also marks the important fundamental reform and strategic transformation of China's military forces.
Chinese military monitoring waters around China
China's naval forces are fully aware of any situation occurring in waters around China, said the Ministry of National Defense on Thursday.
India should withdraw troops to avoid escalation of tension: Chinese FM
India should not take its military's trespass into Chinese territory as a "policy tool" to achieve certain political purposes, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Tuesday.
China says Western Pacific military overflight
The Chinese Ministry of National Defense on Friday dismissed concerns over reports of military aircraft passing through the Miyako Strait in the Western Pacific, saying they were "routine exercises."
An inspection team of the alliance side, comprised of military personnel from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan, came to China Wednesday to conduct military reduction inspection of a border defense unit under the PLA's Northern Theater Command.
United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill wraps up in Belarus
The United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill, which was jointly held for the first time by the Chinese People's APF and the Internal Troops of the Belarusian Internal Ministry, wrapped up at a training center of the Internal Troops of the Belarusian Interior Ministry on July 18.
Xi calls for world-class military research, educational institutions
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on the country's major military research and educational institutions to cultivate more talent for the armed forces, and to build world-class military research and educational institutions.
Chinese peacekeepers holds field drill to brace for possible emergencies
The fifth Chinese peacekeeping guard detachment to Mali held a live-fire tactical training exercise codenamed "Operation Oasis" in mid July.
Chinese blue helmets participate in live-fire shooting competition
The 13th Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to Darfur of Sudan participated days ago in a live-fire shooting competition organized by the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur.
All for Peace, China's overseas peacekeeping efforts in 27 years
In the past 27 years, China's peacekeepers have demonstrated their sense of responsibility with outstanding competence.
Chinese armed forces willing to contribute more to UN peacekeeping and world peace
The 2017 Chiefs of Defense Conference of the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping troop-contributing countries was held at the UN Headquarters in New York, the U.S. from July 6 to 8, 2017.
25th Chinese naval escort taskforce returns to China
The 25th Chinese naval escort taskforce returned to a naval port of the Chinese (PLA) Navy in Zhanjiang of South China's Guangdong province on the morning of July 12, 2017, after completing its escort mission in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somalia coast.
PLA Navy embodies China's responsibility in escort missions at Gulf of Aden
Since 2008, Chinese PLA Navy has dispatched 26 escort taskforces, involving 83 vessels and 22,000 soldiers, to carry out escort missions at the Gulf of Aden and in waters off the Somali coast.
Chinese navy establishes
The destroyer Hefei and frigate Yuncheng of the Chinese PLA Navy received replenishment of fuel and fresh water from the supply ship Gaoyouhu of the 26th Chinese naval escort taskforce in the Gulf of Aden days ago.
Chinese naval escort taskforce set sail for home
The 25th Chinese naval escort taskforce concluded its friendly visit to Vanuatu and set sail for home on June 27, 2017, local time.
Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone bids farewell to Chinese Medical teams
The 18th Chinese medical team at Jui hospital, China CDC and Chinese Military medical team will all leave for China this month after working for months in Sierra Leone.
Zuliatu Cooper bids farewell to Chinese Medical Team
Zuliatu Cooper, Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation 2, on Friday 2nd June 2017 bade farewell to Batch 18 of the Chinese Medical Team which had been serving the people of Sierra Leone as part of the bilateral ties between both countries.
Three Chinese ships arrives to island with relief goods
Three ships of the PLA Navy of China, "Chang Chun", "Jing Zhou" and "Chao Hu" arrived at the port of Colombo to assist the ongoing relief operations on Wednesday (31st June 2017), sates Navy media.
Armed Police Force soldiers save three people trapped in earthquake
The Chinese APF in Xinjiang launched emergency rescue operation and dispatched troops to the quake-stricken area after a 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Taxkorgan County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 5:58 a.m. on Thursday, local time.
United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill wraps up in Belarus
The United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill, which was jointly held for the first time by the Chinese People's APF and the Internal Troops of the Belarusian Internal Ministry, wrapped up at a training center of the Internal Troops of the Belarusian Interior Ministry on July 18.
China, Belarus launch United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill
The United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill jointly held by the Chinese People's APF and the Internal Troops of the Belarusian Interior Ministry started in Minsk, capital of Belarus, on July 11, 2017.
Cooperation aids anti-terrorism efforts
Stopping suspected terrorists from crossing borders illegally and smuggling firearms must be prioritized as regional anti-terrorism cooperation continues to intensify, according to China's most senior border control official.
China's Xinjiang resolutely fights terrorism as risks remain: officials
Senior officials from northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Sunday said the region has maintained a high-pressure crackdown to ensure stability as destabilizing factors remain.
Friends and allies in war and peace
Former Flying Tiger pilot Jay Vinyard visits a memorial park dedicated to the American Volunteer Group in Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, in 2015.
The conflict that changed China
The War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression (1937-45) ravaged the land, but also united the Chinese, irrespective of political affiliation.

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Int'l Media on China

Russian Pacific Fleet Accepts Chinese Navy for International Army Games
Matveev noted that the Chinese team will take part in the Seaborne Assault contest, while the participants from Iran and Venezuela are expected to arrive soon.

Int'l Militaries on China

China's contribution to peacekeeping
The top UN peacekeeping official has said that China's contribution to peacekeeping is "extremely important," while highly commending the quality of its contingent and equipment.
Significance of the victory in Mosul
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Jawad Kadhim al-Abadi arrived in the liberated Mosul, the second largest city in northern Iraq, on July 9, local time, hailing the high spirit of both Iraqi forces and the Mosul people for their significant victory in driving out terrorists of the IS.
Commentary: Despite liberation of Mosul, anti-terror war is far from won
The liberation of Mosul from the Islamic State (IS) signals a defining milestone in Iraq's tough struggle to eliminate the terror group, but either for Iraq or the world, the anti-terror war is still far from victory.