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03.25.2013 17:50

Kissinger Urges Enhanced Sino-U.S. Military Ties

Former American secretary of state says the two counties should take steps to ensure conflicts do not arise
By staff reporter Wang Yuqian

(Beijing) – Former U.S. secretary of state Henry Kissinger said Beijing and Washington should improve communications between their militaries when he spoke at the China Development Forum over the weekend.

While China is gaining more influence internationally both in terms of economic and military power, there was bound to be friction with other countries, including the United States, he said. But it was unwise for the two countries to engage in an arms race.

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