Fan Changlong (R), vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, meets with Djibouti Armed Forces Chief of General Staff Zakaria Cheikh Ibrahim in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 5, 2016. (Photo: Xinhua/Ju Zhenhua)
A senior Chinese military official on Monday said that the Chinese army is willing to strengthen dialogue and coordination with Djiboutian troops.
Fan Changlong, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks while meeting with Zakaria Cheikh Ibrahim, Chief of General Staff of the Djibouti Armed Forces.
Fan spoke about the sound cooperation between the two armies in international peacekeeping, staff training, medical and health care and equipment maintenance.
Zakaria said Djibouti is willing to make joint efforts with China to strengthen pragmatic cooperation and boost relations between the two armies.