On Thursday, Lukashenko held a meeting with Chinese Defense Minister Li Shangfu aimed at promoting relations between the two militaries.
Lukashenko asked Li to convey the sincere greetings of his people to President Xi Jinping and expressed his heartfelt thanks to the Chinese side for the support to his country.
The relations between the two militaries have been developing well, Lukashenko said, adding that he hopes that the two sides can join hands and play a constructive role in safeguarding the security of the two countries and regional stability.
For his part, Li pointed out that the cooperation between the two militaries has been developing steadily, and fruitful results have been achieved in strategic communication and joint training and exercises.
The two sides will make joint efforts under the guidance of the two heads of state to push forward bilateral military relations.