Policy paper

China-UK high-level security dialogue: official statement

Communique following the inaugural China-UK high-level security dialogue on 13 June 2016.


On 13 June 2016, Secretary-General of the Central Commission on Political and Legal Affairs (CCPLA) Wang Yongqing and the UK National Security Adviser Mark Lyall Grant co-chaired the first China-UK High Level Security Dialogue.

The two sides agreed that this first dialogue was an important measure to implement the Joint Statement on the Global Comprehensive Strategic Partnership for the 21st Century.

At the dialogue, the two sides had in-depth discussions and agreed the direction of future cooperation in counter-terrorism, cyber crime, organised crime, illegal migration and related fields.