U.S. and Chinese Navy officials hold annual meeting after two-year pause

By Abby Shepherd / April 5, 2024 at 9:17 AM
For the first time in two years, military officials from the United States and China met Wednesday and Thursday in Waikiki, HI to engage under the Military Maritime Consultative Agreement -- a practice in place since 1998 meant to safeguard operational safety in the air and sea and reduce clashes between the two militaries. This week marked the first in-person engagement since 2019, as 2021’s MMCA meeting was virtual, according to officials. It also followed an agreement made between President...

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