|Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan (L, front) holds a welcoming ceremony for Malaysia's visiting Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein before their talks in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 29, 2013. (Xinhua/Xie Huanchi)|
BEIJING, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan held talks on Tuesday with Malaysia's visiting Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein.
Chang, a state councilor, called for enhanced military-to-military pragmatic exchanges and cooperation to push forward the China-Malaysia comprehensive strategic partnership.
The two sides have conducted close exchanges and cooperation in high-level visits, defense and security consultations, staff training, warship visits and other fields in recent years.
Hishammuddin said that Malaysia is ready to work with China to further promote military-to-military cooperation in various areas.