China, US security dialogue
CHINA: China and the United States will launch their first strategic
security dialogue in Washington this month, Chinese Vice Foreign
Minister Cui Tiankai said in Beijing yesterday.
The strategic security dialogue is scheduled to be kicked off during
the third China-U.S. Strategic and Economic Dialogue, which will also be
held in Washington, said Cui. Cui said the dialogue will be co-chaired
by Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Zhijun and US Deputy State
Secretary James Steinberg. Leading officials from diplomatic and
military departments of both sides will also attend the dialogue.
BEIJING, Friday, Xinhua.