Common position of Russia and China stabilizes international situation
Russia and China should join their efforts in facing modern challenges as common position of both countries stabilizes the international situation, said the Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces – First Deputy Defence Minister General of the Army Valery Gerasimov in his welcoming speech to participants of the III Russia-China Scientific Conference.
According to General of the Army Valery Gerasimov, consolidated position of both countries stabilizes the international situation. Both countries should close up their positions concerning global and regional security.
As he said, annual meetings of Russian and Chinese historians promote objective assessment of events of the World War II. These meetings are aimed to commemorate merits of people in fighting fascism, to counter falsification of the history, to promote patriotism, humanism and mutual confidence.
“Combat friendship and mutual assistance during the war years built a strong fundament for the modern Russian-Chinese relations, including the military sphere. Today we still need to strengthen mutual trust, to fight extremism, expansion of weapons of mass destruction and to contribute to fight against the current threat to humanity –terrorism”, noted the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.