Defense Minister Cao Gangchuan met in Beijing Tuesday with Syafrie Syamsuddin, secretary general of Indonesia's defense ministry, who was here to attend the 2nd round of China-Indonesia defense and security consultation.
Cao said China is ready to push forward the all-round development of bilateral relations so as to benefit the peoples of both countries.
"We have witnessed a healthy and stable development of the military-to-military relations in recent years," Cao said.
He hoped both sides could take the opportunity of the consultation to have an in-depth exchange of views and push ahead the relations between the two armed forces.
Echoing Cao's remarks, Syafrie said Indonesia will work with China to further the mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries and two armed forces so as to safeguard regional stability and achieve common development.
(Xinhua News Agency April 4, 2007)