BEIJING, December 29 (ChinaMil) -- Qi Jianguo, deputy chief of general staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), met with Nguyen Quoc Khanh, the visiting deputy chief of general staff of the Vietnamese People's Army, on December 26, 2014 in Beijing.
Qi Jianguo said the Sino-Vietnamese relations have undergone trials and hardships, and friendly cooperation is the mainstream. To maintain and develop good Sino-Vietnamese relations is the practical need of the two countries in achieving their respective development goals. The two militaries of China and Vietnam should strengthen communication, enhance mutual trust, and control crises, so as to make contributions to the healthy and stable development of the China-Vietnam bilateral relations and military ties.
Nguyen Quoc Khanh said Vietnam and China are linked by rivers and mountains. Vietnam attaches great importance to the development of a friendly and cooperative relationship with China, gives weight to the contacts and mutual learning with the Chinese military, and pushes forward the development of the Vietnam-China bilateral relations and military ties to new levels.