China, US urged to enhance mutual trust

China and the United States should enhance strategic mutual trust and make greater contribution to peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific and beyond.

Lieutenant General He Lei, vice president of the Academy of Military Science of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, made the remarks at a press briefing on the sidelines of the ongoing Shangri-La Dialogue. The senior Chinese military official said the friendly and fruitful talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump in April in Florida have laid the foundation and charted the course for development of relations between the two countries.

He called on the two sides to stick to the principles of non-conflict, non-confrontation, mutual respect and win-win cooperation; strengthen strategic mutual trust and enhance risk control.

Earlier, Defense Ministers of the US, Japan, and Australia delivered speeches highlighting their viewpoints on regional security.

Source: VOV5