US, China hold fifth round of security dialogue

After a gap of more than four years, the US and China held the fifth round of security dialogue discussing issues like arms control and disarmament.

Updated: Jun 26, 2012, 09:19 AM IST

Washington: After a gap of more than four years, the US and China held the fifth round of security dialogue during which the two sides discussed about arms control, non-proliferation, disarmament and other international security issues.
Acting Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, Rose Gottemoeller led the US delegation while Chinese delegation was led by Assistant Foreign Minister Ma Zhaoxu for the fifth round of the US-China Security Dialogue on Monday.

The first round took place in 2003 and the last round in 2008.

"The two sides had constructive discussions on arms control, non-proliferation, disarmament, and other international security issues," the State Department said in a statement.

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