China's 26th naval escort taskforce consisting of the guided-missile frigates Huanggang (Hull 577) and Yangzhou (Hull 578) and the comprehensive supply ship Gaoyouhu (Hull 966) arrived at a naval port in Toulon of southern France for a four-day friendly visit on October 15, 2017.
A Chinese naval task group on an ocean-going visit mission came back to a naval port in Zhoushan City , Zhejiang Province of East China, on Oct 15, after completing its mission of visiting 20 countries in Asia, Africa and Europe.
Clément Mouamba, Prime Minister of the Republic of Congo, boarded the Chinese PLA Navy's hospital ship Peace Ark that was paying a friendly visit to Congo and spoke highly of the free medical services provided by the hospital ship to people of the Republic of Congo.
The development of missile defense systems should be subject to international law, with the safeguarding of a "common security environment" a precondition, a Chinese military official said on Thursday at a China-Russia joint briefing at the United Nations.
Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark, which is on the "Harmonious Mission-2017", left the Port of Owendo in Libreville on October 8 after finishing the 8-day visit to Gabon, and arrived at the Port of Pointe-Noire in Republic of Congo on October 10 for a 8-day goodwill visit.