BEIJING, June 22, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Fan Changlong (R), vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, meets with visiting chief of Serbian armed forces Ljubisa Dikovic in Beijing, capital of China, June 22, 2016. (Xinhua/Zhang Ling)
BEIJING, June 22 (Xinhua) -- Vice Chairman of China's Central Military Commission Fan Changlong on Wednesday met with visiting chief of Serbian armed forces Ljubisa Dikovic in Beijing.
Hailing the rapid growth of China-Serbia relations, Fan said the two countries' military-to-military ties have maintained a good momentum of development, with increasing professional exchanges and personal training as well as many high-level visits.
He called for more cooperation in defense and military fields.
The two countries agreed to lift their relations to comprehensive strategic partnership in a new chapter of cooperation during Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent state visit to Serbia.
Dikovic echoed Fan in his desire to expand cooperation between the two armed forces, listing personnel training, UN peacekeeping, medicine and joint exercises as further cooperation fields.