Senior Chinese military official starts visit to Russia

Source:China Military Online Editor:Li Jiayao 2017-12-06

BEIJING, Dec. 6 (ChinaMil) -- At the invitation of Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, General Zhang Youxia, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and vice chairman of China’s Central Military Commission (CMC), left Beijing on December 6 for Russia to pay an official visit.

His main entourage includes Lt. Gen. Li Shangfu, director of the Equipment Development Department under the CMC, and Lt. Gen. Ma Yiming, deputy chief of staff of the Joint Staff Department under the CMC.