Thursday, December 31, 2009

China pledges to advance relations with Djibouti

China pledges to advance relations with Djibouti

(Source: Xinhua) 2009-12-30

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Djibouti Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mahamoud Ali Youssouf in Beijing, Dec. 29, 2009. (Xinhua/Liu Weibing)

  BEIJING, Dec. 29 (Xinhua) -- China on Tuesday pledged to work with Djibouti to push forward friendly cooperation in various sectors and advance bilateral relations into a new level.

"We value the ties with Djibouti," Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping said when meeting with Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the African nation.

Hailing the smooth growth of bilateral relations, Xi said it set a good example for the friendly cooperation between large and small countries.

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of China-Djibouti diplomatic ties. Xi hoped the two nations would grasp this opportunity to further promote bilateral relations.

China applauded Djibouti's support in issues concerning the country's core interests, Xi said.

Youssouf expressed appreciation for China's long-term assistance to his country without attaching any political conditions.

Youssouf also spoke highly of China's African policy, saying that Djibouti and many African countries adopted a "Look East" policy, which aimed to boost their cultural, economic and trade relations with China and other nations.

Djibouti would continue adhering to the one-China policy and increasing cooperation with China in climate change and other international affairs, he noted.

The minister also hoped to work with China to promote Djibouti-China and Africa-China relations.

Youssouf was here on an official visit from Dec. 28 to 30 at the invitation of Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi.

The two foreign ministers held talks early Tuesday, agreeing to enhance friendly exchanges and cooperation between the two nations.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Chinese 5th generation stealth fighter designed to

This is the Google translation of DF-31A's Reply #701, above:

Russians do not help the Chinese 5th generation stealth fighter designed to

Updated: 2009/12/07 18:36

(Central News Agency Xinhua Wang Manna Hong Kong 7) Han Dynasty and the founder Andrei Chang Defense Review, said today that the just concluded military-technical cooperation of Russia Committee meeting, the Russian exports to China that it does not 5th generation (West, 4th generation) fighters advanced technologies, or to help China design the 5th generation stealth fighter.

Andrei Chang quoted the Russian military technology to participate in the meeting, Russian officials said that in the Russia-China military cooperation meeting, the Russian position will continue to provide China with RD93 engine for China and Pakistan co-production of JF17 fighters, Russia this year and China's exports next year will be 57 units RD93 engines, but the latest generation of Russian-made S400 surface-form is not being exported to China.

However, the Russian side that Russia, China, the installation of the F-10 fighter engine AL31FN without Russian permission, may not be exported to any country.

The official added that the meeting did not sign any new military technology contracts, nor to discuss China's large Russian-made replica weapons. Russian side believes that China will not recognize imitation Russian weapons, even if the discussion is useless, the Chinese people still continue to imitation.

The official said Russia would soon flight test their own 5th generation fighter aircraft, but is based on Russia's 5th generation fighter technology, Russia, India, 50% of the shares will be the way to help the Indian Air Force, joint development of 5th generation stealth fighter, the biggest The difference is that India's first 5th generation fighter is two-seater, while Russia's 5th generation fighter aircraft are mainly single-seater.

He added that at present able to share the Russian 5th generation fighter technology, the country is only in India, Russia is not ready for export to China advanced 5th generation fighter technology, including radar, engines, avionics systems, Russia also will not help China 5th generation stealth fighter aircraft design.

Andrei Chang said that Russia and India jointly designed the 5th generation stealth fighter flight in 2012 is scheduled for 2015, to join the Indian Air Force. 981,207