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China hosts NATO for eighth security policy dialogue

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Beijing, 14 March 2024 (TDI): The eighth session of security policy dialogue between the People’s Republic of China and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was held in Beijing on Wednesday.  

The 8th China-NATO security policy dialogue was co-chaired by the leaders of the Office for International Military Cooperation of China’s Central Military Commission and the Cooperative Security Division of NATO International Military Staff. 

The NATO delegation led by the Director of the Cooperative Security Division, Major General Dacian-Tiberiu Șerban met with Major General Yao Qin, Deputy Director of the Office for International Military Cooperation and his staff. 

According to the press release by the Ministry of National Defense, People’s Republic of China, the two sides exchanged views on defense exchanges between China and NATO, international and regional situations and other issues of common concern. 

The topics covered during the security dialogue included the global and regional security landscapes, with emphasis on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. 

In addition, other areas including maritime security and various mutual issues were discussed, both sides agreed on the value of continued engagement between the two sides. 

Director of the Cooperative Security Division of NATO, Major General Serban, underscored the importance of staff talks and how they are mutually beneficial for all stakeholders involved. 

Furthermore, he added that they represent a valuable forum to address shared concerns and interests and to foster transparency. 

7th edition of the security dialogue

Last year, the 7th edition of the security dialogue between China and NATO was hosted by NATO in February 2023 at its headquarters in Brussels. 

During the session, Director General of the NATO International Military Staff, Lieutenant General Janusz Adamczak said that our new Strategic Concept makes clear that China’s stated ambitions and coercive policies challenge our interests, security and values.  

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But that we remain open to constructive engagement, including to build reciprocal transparency, with a view to safeguarding the Alliance’s security interests. 

 

Abdul Momin Rasul
Abdul Momin Rasul
Abdul Momin Rasul is pursuing BS International Relations from the National University of Modern Languages (NUML). The arenas of diplomacy and foreign policy intrigue him to delve deep into analyzing the broader scenario of global affairs. Besides, the author is also exploring the field of media and journalism.

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