Chinese military aircraft take part in drill near the East China Sea. The armed forces of China and the United States will set up a new dialogue mechanism as a further step to minimise military confrontation. Photo: Xinhua Chinese military aircraft take part in drill near the East China Sea. The armed forces of China and the United States will set up a new dialogue mechanism as a further step to minimise military confrontation. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese military aircraft take part in drill near the East China Sea. The armed forces of China and the United States will set up a new dialogue mechanism as a further step to minimise military confrontation. Photo: Xinhua

China and US agree to top military talks to head off close armed encounters

New mechanism between Chinese and US armed forces could ease Beijing’s suspicions about US moves, analyst says

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Chinese military aircraft take part in drill near the East China Sea. The armed forces of China and the United States will set up a new dialogue mechanism as a further step to minimise military confrontation. Photo: Xinhua Chinese military aircraft take part in drill near the East China Sea. The armed forces of China and the United States will set up a new dialogue mechanism as a further step to minimise military confrontation. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese military aircraft take part in drill near the East China Sea. The armed forces of China and the United States will set up a new dialogue mechanism as a further step to minimise military confrontation. Photo: Xinhua
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