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article imagePakistan, China, perform joint military operations near war zone Special

By George McGinn     Aug 30, 2014 in World
Islamabad - Pakistan security forces and China's Special Forces participated in a joint field training exercises at the headquarters of the special services group, near Cherat.
Pakistan security forces and China's Special Forces participated in a joint field training exercises at the headquarters of the special services group, near Cherat.
The joint exercise, Warrior-2014, witnessed by the Pakistani Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif, focused on the joint anti-terrorism training between the two countries, included airdropping and helicopter lifting of special forces, search and rescue, and assault on terrorist strong holds.
General Sharif congratulated the participants of both armies for successful completion of their joint training exercise, and reiterated that Chinese and Pakistan Armies have special relationship which has transformed over time and is only bound to grow.
Such joint training exercises have immensely helped to enhance the Professional skills and operational preparedness of both the Armies against terrorism, General Sharif said.
He reiterated that Chinese and Pakistan Armies have special relationship which has transformed over time and is only bound to grow.
Later in the day, General Sharif talked with the SSG Troops, commending on their outstanding performance in War on terror, particularly in Operation Zarb-e-Azb.
He vowed that with such high quality, professionally skilled troops, we will root out all terrorists from their hide outs even from the most treacherous and far off areas.
China and Pakistan have a great relationship that started in 1950, after Pakistan was part of the first countries to end official diplomatic relationships with the republic of China on Taiwan and recognizing the PRC.
As the countries got closer, military support and cooperation began in 1966, and China is the largest supplier of weapons to Pakistan, and recently China been improving Pakistan's nuclear power sector.
when Pakistan was among the first countries to end official diplomatic relations with the Republic of China on Taiwan and recognize the PRC. Since then, both countries have placed considerable importance on the maintenance of an extremely close and supportive relationship.
According to Pew Research Center study in 2013, Pakistanis have the most favorable view of China after China itself. And after China provided support to Pakistani opposition to the Soviet's invasion into Afghanistan, the alliance is perceived by Pakistan as a regional counterweight to NATO and the United States.
China backs Pakistani's position on Kashmir, while Pakistan supports China's efforts on their issues with Xinjiang, Tibet, and Taiwan. This military cooperation as deepened, and joint projects produced armaments from fighter jets to guided missile frigates.
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