State Councilor Chang Wanquan met with President of the Republic of Gabon Ali Bongo Ondimba in Libreville on Feb 23.
Chang said President Xi Jinping and President Bongo have lifted China-Gabon relations to a comprehensive cooperative partnership and bilateral military relations have also achieved great results in recent years.
He added China is willing to work with Gabon to further strengthen pragmatic cooperation concerning high-level military exchanges, military exercise and military medical science, in a bid to boost comprehensive cooperative partnership and safeguard regional peace.
Bongo said that both nations have maintained close exchanges on international affairs and Gabon appreciates China’s long-term support. Gabon is willing to deepen bilateral cooperation in various fields and welcome China to participate in Gabon’s local development and construction.
He also hoped both sides further push forward bilateral military relation through strengthening cooperation in national defense to better cope with threats to the regional security.