And why not jump on that bandwagon? They may even send some..if China takes part, it could be air strikes against Uighur terrorists in the north-west of Syria. If the decision is made, Chinese aircraft can be based at the air bases of Khmeimim or Abu-duhur. The Chinese military are primarily interested in headquarters, field commanders and concentrations of rebel fighters. group "Islamic Party of Turkestan" (banned in Russia).
China is interested in eliminating the Uighur terrorists that make up the backbone of the Islamic Party of Turkestan, so that they do not bring the combat experience of the Syrian war to Xinjiang (where they come from). Chinese politicians and intelligence agencies have shown interest in this since 2015, but so far limited to sending advisers - experts on Uyghur extremists.
J-15 naval pilots there, but on the SU-30s.