Obama adviser Rice stresses need to narrow disagreements with China

Reuters News
Posted: Jun 12, 2015 5:24 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's top national security adviser met a top Chinese general on Friday and stressed the need to narrow disagreements on maritime and cyber security issues and to strengthen risk-reduction measures, the White House said.

In a meeting at the White House, Susan Rice and General Fan Changlong, a deputy head of China's powerful Central Military Commission, agreed to strengthen coordination in developing a more sustained and productive relationship between the Chinese and U.S. militaries, the statement said.

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(Reporting by Roberta Rampton and Brunnstrom; Editing by Chris Reese)