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Stark Differences Evident as US Pushes for Closer Military Ties With Chinai
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Jeff Seldin
May 16, 2014 1:24 AM
One of China's top military leaders visited the Pentagon Thursday for meetings with his U.S. counterpart, a year after the two met in Beijing. It was the latest stop on a tour that began with visits to U.S. battleships in California. And as VOA's Jeff Seldin reports, the high-level visit comes as there are growing concerns about Beijing's activities in the South China Sea.

Stark Differences Evident as US Pushes for Closer Military Ties With China

Published May 15, 2014

One of China's top military leaders visited the Pentagon Thursday for meetings with his U.S. counterpart, a year after the two met in Beijing. It was the latest stop on a tour that began with visits to U.S. battleships in California. And as VOA's Jeff Seldin reports, the high-level visit comes as there are growing concerns about Beijing's activities in the South China Sea.


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