Li Jinai, member of the Central Military Commission (CMC) and director of the General Political Department (GPD) of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), met with the military delegation headed by Ri Tae Chol, commander of the Interior Force and the first deputy minister of the Ministry of People’s Security of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), in Beijing on the morning of November 11, 2011.
Li Jinai said that the traditional friendly bilateral relations between China and the DPRK have enjoyed constant consolidation and development for years through joint efforts of both countries under the great concerns of the leaders of the two countries. In the new historical period, the Chinese side is willing to work together with the DPRK side to further strengthen communication and coordination, and deepen exchanges and cooperation, so as to make due contributions to further developing the relations between the two countries and the two militaries, and maintaining regional and world peace, stability and prosperity.
Li Jinai spoke highly of the exchanges and cooperation between the Chinese People’s Armed Police Force (APF) and the Interior Force of the DPRK.
Ri Tae Chol said that the two militaries of the DPRK and China have been helping and supporting each other for a long time, and have established and developed friendly relationship between the two countries. The Interior Force of the DPRK hopes to further strengthen exchanges and cooperation with the Chinese APF, so as to make positive efforts to develop comprehensive relations between the two countries.
Wang Jianping, commander of the Chinese APF, and Ji Jae Ryong, ambassador of the DPRK to China, attended the meeting.