China and Pakistan to strengthen cooperation against terrorism and protect security of countries 060
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|Friday, June 6, 2014 01:00 PM|
|China and Pakistan to strengthen cooperation against terrorism and protect security of countries.|
Chinese security official Meng Jianzhu on Thursday, June 5, 2014, pledged to strengthen cooperation against terrorism with Pakistan and protect the security of Chinese personnel and institutions in Pakistan.
Meng Jianzhu (R), a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and head of the Commission for Political and Legal Affairs of the CPC Central Committee, meets with Pakistani Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif in Beijing, capital of China, June 5, 2014
Meng, head of the Commission for Political and Legal Affairs of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, made the remarks in his meeting with visiting Pakistani Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif.
Hailing the sound partnership between Chinese law enforcement departments and the Pakistani military, Meng thanked Pakistan for its firm support for China's fight against terrorism.
"China is willing to enhance cooperation with Pakistan in combating terrorism to protect the security of Chinese personnel and institutions in Pakistan and maintain national and regional security and stability," he said.
Sharif said his country attaches great importance to bilateral ties with China. He promised a continued crackdown on terrorism in Pakistan and protection for the Chinese personnel and institutions engaged in building the Pakistan-China economic corridor.
State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun attended the meeting.
State Councilor and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan also met with Sharif on Thursday.
Chang said China is ready to work with Pakistan to actively implement the important consensus between President Xi Jinping and President Mamnoon Hussain on bilateral ties.
The Chinese military is willing to deepen practical cooperation with the Pakistani army so as to safeguard China-Pakistan exchanges and cooperation in various fields, according to Chang.