BEIJING, Nov. 28 (ChinaMil) -- Chinese PLA Air Force Commander Lieutenant General Ding Laihang met with the visiting Bulgarian Air Force Commander Major General Tsanko Stoychev in Beijing on Monday.
Ding said that China and Bulgaria have enjoyed a profound traditional friendship. In recent years, the two countries have kept frequent contacts at various levels, carried out fruitful cooperation in many fields and maintained good collaborations in international and regional affairs.
The military-to-military relations between China and Bulgaria have maintained the smooth and healthy development, as evidenced by the frequent high-level exchange of visits and the good momentum of exchange and cooperation in various fields, Ding added.
The Chinese PLA Air Force attaches importance to developing relations with the Bulgarian Air Force, Ding said, adding that he believes that under the joint efforts of the two sides, the friendly cooperative relations between the two air forces will constantly develop to a higher level.
Tsanko Stoychev thanked the Chinese side’s warm reception. He said that the Bulgaria-China relations have been smoothly developing in recent years, and Bulgaria is willing to carry out exchange and cooperation with China in various fields.
The Bulgaria Air Force attaches great importance to developing the friendly relations with the Chinese PLA Air Force and is willing to constantly promote the friendly and cooperative relations between the two air forces, he added.