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China, U.S. Meet Face-to-Face for First Time in Two Years to Discuss Taiwan and South China Sea

Chinese and U.S. military officials met in Washington this week for their first in-person talks in more than two years. Daniel SLIM / AFP

Chinese and U.S. military officials met in Washington this week for their first in-person talks in more than two years as the world’s two superpowers seek common ground after nearly a year of animosity.

Taiwan and the South China Sea dominated the discussions, according to a U.S. Defense Department readout and media reports.

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