Amid new focus on Pacific, Chuck Hagel ramps up cooperation with China
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan on Monday touted the progress made during meetings at the Pentagon, including additional joint military exercises.
Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:00 am
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday that he would go to China next year as part of an effort to forge closer ties between the U.S. and Chinese militaries.
The former U.S. senator from Nebraska broke the news during a joint press briefing Monday with China's defense minister, Gen. Chang Wanquan.
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