US and China Agree to Improve Military Relations

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan both say a stronger relationship is better for the world's security and stability


WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) — The United States and China agreed to improve their military relations, but some experts say Washington is cautious not to complicate ties with its allies.

The experts, speaking to China Daily, were commenting on the announcement Monday by U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and visiting Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan that their countries will take a series of steps to improve military-to-military relations.