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BEIJING - A senior Chinese military officer said Tuesday that China attached great importance to the military relations with Myanmar.
Chief of the General Staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Chen Bingde made the remarks when meeting with Thura U Shwe Mann, member of the State Peace and Development Council of Myanmar.
Hailing the stable growth of bilateral ties between the two nations and the two militaries, Chen said the fruitful cooperation in various areas had brought concrete benefits for both sides.
Chen hoped the two militaries would work together to carry forward the traditional friendship.
Thura U Shwe Mann applauded China's unselfish help for Myanmar in its economic and defense construction, saying that Myanmar would work with China to boost pragmatic cooperation between the two militaries and the two countries.