US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta is welcomed by China's Chief of the General's Staff Ma Xiao Tian and US Ambassador to China Gary Locke at Beijing International Airport on Monday. Photo: AFP US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta is welcomed by China's Chief of the General's Staff Ma Xiao Tian and US Ambassador to China Gary Locke at Beijing International Airport on Monday. Photo: AFP
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta is welcomed by China's Chief of the General's Staff Ma Xiao Tian and US Ambassador to China Gary Locke at Beijing International Airport on Monday. Photo: AFP

Panetta arrives in China for defence talks amid tensions

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta is welcomed by China's Chief of the General's Staff Ma Xiao Tian and US Ambassador to China Gary Locke at Beijing International Airport on Monday. Photo: AFP US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta is welcomed by China's Chief of the General's Staff Ma Xiao Tian and US Ambassador to China Gary Locke at Beijing International Airport on Monday. Photo: AFP
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta is welcomed by China's Chief of the General's Staff Ma Xiao Tian and US Ambassador to China Gary Locke at Beijing International Airport on Monday. Photo: AFP
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