China and the US agreed on Tuesday to boost exchanges between
"China-US military relations, an important part of overall
relations, have seen an increase in exchanges," Liang Guanglie,
chief of the General Staff of the People's Liberation Army, told
visiting president of the US National Defense University, Michael
Liang said President Hu Jintao's upcoming visit to the US would
exert a great impact on bilateral constructive and cooperative
He hoped the national defense universities of the two countries
would step up exchanges and cooperation, contributing more to the
sound development of China-US military ties.
Liang also briefed Dunn on China's military building and
expounded China's stance on the Taiwan issue.
"Militaries will play a very important role in improving the
relations between the US and China," Dunn said, calling for
the increased exchanges between military academies.
(Xinhua News Agency April 12, 2006)