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China, US to hold security consultation

(Xinhua) Updated: 2016-05-11 18:50

BEIJING - China and the United States will hold their eighth Consultation on Strategic Security and Multilateral Arms Control in Washington D.C. on Thursday, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday.

Lu Kang told a daily press briefing that Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong and US Under Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller will co-chair the meeting.

The two sides will exchange views on the current world security situation, China-US security cooperation, global nuclear governance, outer space safety and missile defense, he said.

"We hope this consultation will promote strategic mutual trust and contribute to building a new type of major-country relations between China and the United States," Lu added.

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