**FILE** Gen. Chen Bingde (left), chief of the General Staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Israeli President Shimon Peres (center) and Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, Israel military chief, pose for the media during a meeting at Peres' residence in Jerusalem. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Gen. Chen Bingde (left), chief of the General Staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Israeli President Shimon Peres (center) and Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, Israel military chief, pose for the media during a meeting at Peres' residence in Jerusalem. (Associated Press)