China Sees Deepening Military Cooperation With Mozambique of “Strategic Importance”


China’s minister of defence, Dong Jun, said that deepening military cooperation with Mozambique is of “strategic importance”, during a meeting in Beijing with his Mozambican counterpart, Cristóvão Chume.

“Deepening bilateral military cooperation is of strategic significance to achieving common development and maintaining regional stability.,” the official Xinhua news agency quotes Dong as saying.

China is willing to work with Mozambique to implement the consensus reached by the two heads of state, strengthen pragmatic cooperation in various fields, and take military relations to a new level.

Mozambican Defence Ministerin China to Sign “Important” New Deals

Mozambican minister Cristóvão Chume (pictured above) expressed the hope that both sides will continue to strengthen friendly exchange and create new highlights in their cooperation

In 2016, China and Mozambique signed a Global Strategic Partnership and Cooperation Agreement, aiming to strengthen contacts between the army, police and intelligence services of the two countries.

Beijing also committed to helping Maputo strengthen national defence capacity, safeguard the country’s stability and train military personnel.



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