BEIJING, May 11 (ChinaMil) -- Fan Changlong, member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and vice chairman of China’s Central Military Commission (CMC), visited PLA guards of honor who attended the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Great Patriotic War, in Russia on May 9, 2015. Fan congratulated the PLA guards of honor on their excellent performance in the Victory Day military parade in Moscow's Red Square.
Fan Changlong pointed out that it is of great political and historical significance for the Chinese military at the invitation of Russia to join the military parade in celebration of the 70th anniversary of Russia’s victory of the Great Patriotic War.
China's PLA guards of honor demonstrated Chinese people's determination to safeguard the fruits of the World War II victory and world peace, showed solemn and civilized images of the Chinese armed forces to the world, and made contribution to the military ties between China and Russia, Fan added.
Fan Changlong also said that China's military should continue to carry forward its fine tradition, draw useful practices from foreign militaries, and set high standards for organizing upcoming military parade for the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's War of Resistance against Japan and World Anti-Fascist War.
Yi Xiaoguang, deputy chief of general staff of the PLA, and Wang Li, vice director of the General Armaments Department of the PLA, also attended the visit.