Li said on Tuesday that Beijing was keen to enhance military cooperation with Iran and other member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) .
He also mentioned that China is willing to expand relations with Belarus, one of the SCO observers.
Regarding military cooperation between Beijing and Moscow, the Chinese minister said it is not against other states.
On the issue of Ukraine, Li noted that the Chinese government will continue peace talks on solving international conflicts including the war in Ukraine.
He also criticized certain Western countries for their provocative measures on the issue of Taiwan, saying such measures are like “playing with fire”.
The XI Moscow Conference on International Security was held in the Russian capital on August 15, 2023.