Salem Radio Network News Thursday, August 18, 2022


Top U.S. general speaks with Chinese counterpart

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Army General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff, spoke on Thursday with China’s Chief of the Joint Staff Department, General Li Zuocheng, the Pentagon said.

“Gen. Milley discussed the need to responsibly manage competition and maintain open lines of communication,” Milley’s spokesman said.

“Gen. Milley underscored the importance of the People‚Äôs Liberation Army engaging in substantive dialogue on improving crisis communications and reducing strategic risk. The call also included a productive discussion of a number of regional and global security issues.”

(Reporting by Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali)


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