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China, Nepal vow to boost military ties

Updated: Jun 10,2016 10:16 AM     Xinhua

KATHMANDU — Senior military officials from China and Nepal agreed on June 9 to further strengthen military ties between the two countries.

Admiral Sun Jianguo, deputy chief of the Joint Staff Department of China’s Central Military Commission, and Chief of the Army Staff of the Nepalese Army Rajendra Chhetri discussed military-to-military ties and bilateral relations.

The Nepalese side has expressed belief that the meeting was helpful to further strengthen the military ties between China and Nepal, the Nepalese Army said in a statement.

Admiral Sun, who arrived in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal on June 6, had met with Nepalese Defense Minister Bhim Rawal. During the meeting, the two sides pledged to enhance defense cooperation between China and Nepal.