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Latest Xi Jinping Items
China next month will stage military exercises using computer-equipped units that combine traditional firepower and electronic warfare capabilities, state media reported Wednesday.
White House National Security Adviser Thomas Donilon called Tuesday for strengthening U.S. military ties with China, despite growing tensions between the two over Beijing’s state-sponsored hacking and maritime territorial claims.
China has deliberately snubbed North Korea by inviting South Korea's recently elected president to Beijing, while officials hectored a high-level delegation from Pyongyang last week and issued no such invitation to the North's third-generation hereditary leader, Kim Jong-Un.
A North Korean delegation to China appears to have been gently snubbed ahead of a meeting Friday with Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to one regional analyst, who say the visitors' treatment is part of Beijing's effort to reign in its troublesome, isolated and poverty stricken neighbor.
Chinese President Xi Jinping paid a special visit April 9 to a submarine and destroyer base at Sanya in the southern maritime province of Hainan in what is viewed as a major boost to the People's Liberation Army (PLA) navy's morale and ambition.
After meeting with Japanese leaders Sunday, Secretary of State John F. Kerry signaled that the U.S. is prepared to engage in talks with North Korea if it moves toward abandoning its nuclear program.
Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived here Saturday hoping to convince Chinese leaders to take a more a more active role in encouraging North Korea to tone down its recent wave of antagonistic rhetoric and nuclear threats.
SEOUL — Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived here Friday, within range of North Korea's recent nuclear threats on his first trip to Asia as America's top diplomat -- an expedition that analysts say will be defined by efforts to persuade China to influence Pyongyang away from making further provocations.
Secretary of State John F. Kerry will stare down the barrel of North Korea's recent nuclear threats when he arrives here Friday on his first trip to Asia as America's top diplomat — a trip that analysts say will be defined by efforts to persuade China to influence Pyongyang away from making further provocations.