US Navy visit PLA Navy
Despite territorial issues, military on cordial terms.
Senior US Navy officers visit Chinese aircraft carrier
CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, The Associated Press
BEIJING (AP) — China this week hosted a visit to its sole aircraft carrier by senior U.S. Navy officers amid tensions over reported plans by Washington to challenge Beijing’s territorial claims in the South China Sea.
The delegation of 27 commanders and captains boarded the Liaoning on Monday and held discussions on “exercise management, personnel training, medical protection and strategies in carrier development,” the Chinese navy said on its official microblog.
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