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Top China, US Military Brass Hold Talks at Pentagon

2015-06-12 08:43:25       source:China.org

June 12, 2015

"Defense Secretary Ash Carter greeted the Chinese Central Military Commission Vice-Chairman Fan Changlong and his delegation as Fan's motorcade arrived 10am at the Pentagon gate facing the Potomac River.

The two shook hands and then walked up the stairs and stood facing the enhanced honor cordon and saluted when the national anthems of China and the United States were played by the military band. In front of the two and far across the Potomac River, the Washington Monument was in sight.

The two then walked into the Pentagon building for a meeting closed to the press. It was expected that the two will discuss a wide range of issues regarding the two militaries, including the situations in the South China Sea."

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