Diplomat: Russia-China military cooperation not directed against third countries

Military and technical cooperation between Russia and China is not directed against any third counties, Chinese Ambassador to Russia Li Hui said on Wednesday.

Military and technical cooperation between Russia and China is not directed against any third counties, Chinese Ambassador to Russia Li Hui said on Wednesday.

The ambassador noted that military and technical cooperation was "part and parcel of our overall cooperation." "Our cooperation in the military and industrial sector has long played a very important role in boosting the combat effectiveness of the Chinese defence forces," the diplomat said. "Both the Russian side and we attach great importance to the development of our cooperation in the military field," Li Hui said.

The ambassador added that cooperation between China and Russia in the military and industrial sector "was aimed at protecting our security and promoting peace and stability in the world." "Such cooperation is not directed against anyone, against any third countries," the diplomat said.

First published by TASS.

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