China to offer gratuitous military support to Belarus

08 November 2014

MINSK (BelTA) – A protocol to an agreement between the Defense Ministries of Belarus and the People's Republic of China on China's gratuitous military assistance to Belarus was signed by the two parties on 8 November, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Belarusian Defense Ministry.

The document was signed during the meeting of Defense Minister Yuri Zhadobin with a Chinese military delegation led by Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Wang Guanzhong.

The Chinese military delegation is in Belarus on a visit on 7-10 November. According to the Defense Ministry, the visit will promote further development of cooperation in the military and technical sectors of the two countries.

The members of the Chinese delegation paid a visit to the Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War and the exposition of the Brest Hero Fortress memorial.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus