The remains of 88 Chinese soldiers died during the war to resist the aggression of the United States and help Korea arrive at the Shenyang Taoxian International Airport on Friday. Tao ran/for China Daily

s. Korea delivers to the fallen soldiers when the repatriation mission enters the ninth year

the remains of 88 Chinese soldiers killed during the war to resist US aggression and help Korea (1950-53) returned from Korea From the south to Shenyang, capital of Liaoning. Province, on Friday, the last delivery in a nine -year mission to establish a spirit of friendship and practical bilateral cooperation. -20 combatants formed a escort to honor the fallen warriors.

This is the first time for J-20, the most advanced combat planes in the country, to participate in the mission of repatriation. His participation marks the highest tribute and respect for the heroes who return to the country.

After landing at the Shenyang Taoxian International Airport, the 88 coffins and 837 related belongings were removed from the plane and exhibited against the party and the government. Officials, military personnel, family members and public members for a brief souvenir ritual.

"My uncle died in the war in 1950. Every year, I visit the scene of the event to observe the return of the remains of the martyrs. Today's happy life is harshly won, and the blood of the Martyrs will not be demolished in vain, "said Zhao, a member of one of the family's martyrs.

Gao Penghua, a 95 -year -old war veteran, saw a live web broadcast at home and welcomed his comrades at home.

"Although I am retired, I am still a soldier. At that time, the young Chinese the soldiers had reached martyrdom on the battlefield. These heroes will always be remembered and cried by the people," Gao said .

The local veterinarian The ESANS Affairs Office declared that a burial ceremony will take place in the cemetery of the martyrs of the voluntary army of the Chinese people in Shenyang on Saturday.

Lyu Chao, dean of the Institute of American and Asian Studies of the University of Liaoning, said: "This year is the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and South Korea. The repatriation of the repatriation of the Remains of the martyrs to China is also an important testimony of the deepening of friendly mutual relationships. "

The war began in October 1950. Under the command of Peng Dehuai (1898-1974), 2.9 million soldiers of the voluntary army of the Chinese fought in the war, and almost 200,000 died in combat. The remains of 825 volunteer martyrs of the Chinese in South Korea for eight consecutive years from 2014 to 2021, following the humanitarian principles and in the spirit of friendship and practical cooperation.

Zhang Yingzhe in Shenyang contributed to this story.

Shenyang  Liaoning 

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