Defense Minister Cao Gangchuan on Tuesday met with visiting
Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces of Central Africa Jules
Bernard Ouande in Beijing.
China and Central Africa have witnessed sound growth of
bilateral relations as well as military ties in recent years, which
is helpful to deepen mutual understanding and friendship, said
China always emphasizes to develop friendly relations with
Central Africa and is willing to bring up cooperation between
Chinese and Central African armed forces in each field to a new
height, said Cao.
Cao also expressed appreciation and thanks to the Central
African government's adherence to the one-China policy.
Echoing Cao's remarks, Ouande said China's rapid growth in
recent years "impressive" and beneficial to Central Africa.
We hope that Central Africa could continuously maintain friendly
relations with the Chinese government and armed forces, Ouande
Central Africa adheres to the one-China policy and will
unswervingly support China's stance on Taiwan and its efforts to
safeguard national unity, Ouande said.
(Xinhua News Agency September 19, 2007)