中国驻印尼使馆以特别方式庆祝中国人民解放军建军节 –The Chinese Embassy in Indonesia Celebrated the Commemoration of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army in A Special Way

和平日报, 8月1日是中国人民解放军建军节。在新冠肺炎疫情全球蔓延的特殊时期,中国驻印尼使馆以特别方式庆祝这一庄严节日。

该馆精心制作了《携手维护和平共创美好未来》专题视频在线上播放,国防武官周坚大校在印尼主流媒体发表署名文章,阐述人民军队发展历程、维护世界和平的使命担当和中印尼双边务实军事合作。

周坚在署名文章里说,无论在烽火连天的战争年代,还是在和平建设和改革开放时期,中国人民解放军为国家、为人民作出了卓越贡献,筑起了捍卫国家主权、安全和领土完整的钢铁长城,不仅是中国人民和平建设美好家园、追求幸福生活的“守护神”,更是中华民族实现伟大复兴强国梦的“生力军”。

文章指示,当前,中国军队通过改革重塑为实现强军梦迈出关键步伐,正以全新面貌展现在世界面前。中国军队已经从过去单一军种的军队发展成诸军兵种合成的强大军队,由过去“小米加步枪”武装起来的军队发展成为基本实现机械化、加速迈向信息化的强大军队。

文章表明,作为中印尼两国全面战略伙伴关系的重要组成部分,中印尼两军关系不断取得新的进展。两军高层保持交往,不断提高战略互信水平,为两军关系发展把准方向;防务对话交流高效顺畅,积极开展各层级国防政策和军事安全等领域的交流沟通;人员培训日益密切,双方互派军事留学生的人数不断增加;联演联训向多领域、多层次拓展。

文章表示,中国始终奉行防御性国防政策,中国军力发展不对任何国家构成威胁,无论发展到什么时候,中国永不称霸、永不扩张、永不谋求势力范围。中国积极发展对外建设性军事关系,推动构建平等互信、合作共赢的新型安全伙伴关系。中国军队始终以合作共赢为目标,谋和平稳定之局,布积极进取之势,以高层交往为战略引领,全方位运筹对外军事关系,努力构建全方位国际军事合作新格局。

文章说,当前抗疫合作已成为中印尼军事合作的重点和亮点。面对挑战,中印尼两军互帮互助,成为合作抗疫的典范。在中国抗疫最艰难的时刻,印尼总统佐科、国防部长普拉博沃、三军总司令哈迪等通过各种方式积极支持和声援中国。两国防长通电话就抗疫合作交换意见;中国国防部专程派军机运送捐赠医疗物资驰援印尼方抗疫;中印尼军事医疗专家成功举行新冠肺炎疫情远程视频会,交流研讨抗疫经验。

文章表示,经过疫情考验,中印尼两军的友谊必将进一步巩固和深化,为两国关系持续发展增添新的活力。)   (中新网记者:林永传)

August 1st is the commemoration day of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army. During the global spread of the Covid-19 special long period pandemic, the Chinese Embassy in Indonesia celebrated this solemn holiday in a special way.

The embassy meticulously produced a special video with topic, “Working together to Preserve Peace and Create a Better Future” for online broadcasting. The Chinese National Defence Senior Attaché, Colonel Zhou Jian, published a signed article in Indonesian mainstream media describing the historic development of the Chinese People’s Army, the mission of preserving world peace, and the bilateral concrete issues of military cooperation between China and Indonesia.

In his signed article, Zhou Jian said that no matter in the war era, peace building and The Reformation and Opening period, The Chinese People’s Liberation Army has made outstanding contributions to the country and its’ people. It has built the Great Wall of Steel to defend national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity; not only is the Chinese people in the spirit of “guardian saint” that peacefully building a beautiful homeland and pursuing a happy life, but also as the “new force” of the Chinese nation to realize the dream of a great rejuvenation and a strong country.

The article said that at present, the Chinese army has taken a key steps towards realizing the dream of a strong military through reformation and reshaping, and showing a totally fresh new look to the world. The Chinese army has developed from a single service army into a various combined services and arms powerful army. The army which was armed only with the “millets plus rifle” in the past, has developed into a powerful army that basically applies mechanization and accelerates towards technological information.

The article stated that as an important part of the China-Indonesia bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership, the military relations between the two countries have continuously made new progresses. Those progresses include: maintaining high-level exchanges and communication between the two militaries, continuously improving mutual trust strategic level, and setting up the direction for relations development between the two militaries; pertaining dialogues and exchanges are efficient and smooth and actively conducting exchanges and communication of defence policy and military security, and another fields in all various national levels; army personnel trainings are executed more intensely day by day, the number of exchanges of military students between the two countries is increasing; joint exercises and joint training is expanding to multiple fields and levels.

The article continued stating that China has always pursued a defensive national defence policy, and the development of China’s military power does not pose a threat to any country. No matter till what time for sure it develops, China will never seek for hegemony (a leading role), expansion and power of influence. China actively develops constructive military relations with the outside world and promotes the establishment of a new type of security partnership featuring equality, mutual trust, and win-win cooperation. The Chinese military always aims at win-win cooperation, seeks a peaceful and stable situation, develops an positive and initiative trends, by using high-level exchanges as the strategic guidance, comprehensively manage foreign military relations and strive to build a new pattern of comprehensive international military cooperation.

And the following statement said, the current anti-epidemic cooperation has become the focus and highlight of China-Indonesia military cooperation. The Chinese and Indonesian militaries help each other and become a model of cooperation in fighting the epidemic to face the challenges. At the most difficult time for China in fighting the epidemic, Indonesian President, Joko Widodo, together with Minister of Defence, Prabowo, and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Hardy and others had actively supported and stood for China in various ways. It turned the cases that the defence ministers of two countries talked over the phone to exchange views on anti-epidemic cooperation; The Ministry of National Defence of China dispatched military aircraft to transport donated medical supplies to aid Indonesia in fighting the epidemic; Chinese and Indonesian military medical experts also successfully held a remote video conference on the Covid-19 epidemic to communicate and discuss intensely, and exchange experience to fight against the epidemic situation.

In conclusion, after being tested by the epidemic situation, the friendship between the Chinese and Indonesian armies will surely be further consolidated and deepened, and of course will add new vitality to the sustained development of the bilateral relations. 

Reference : 
1. http://www.hepingribao.com/home/2020/08/02/中国驻印尼使馆以特别方式庆祝中国人民解放军建/
2. China News Report (reporter: Lin Yongchuan)

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