Senior U.S. And Chinese Naval Officials To Hold Annual Meeting

By Christopher J. Castelli / August 16, 2013 at 8:22 PM
U.S. and Chinese naval officials are slated to kick off a major annual meeting on maritime safety issues next week as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and his Chinese counterpart conduct bilateral security discussions thousands of miles away at the Pentagon. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Gregg Sturdevant, U.S. Pacific Command's director for strategic planning and policy, is slated to lead the U.S. delegation and Rear Adm. Han Xiaohu, assistant chief of naval staff, will lead the Chinese delegation, said a PACOM...

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