Head of Chinese Military to Visit America in May

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Chief of the general staff of People’s Liberation Army, Chen Bingde, will visit the US in May, according to the Chinese Ministry of Defense. Bindge told a visiting delegation of the US congress that his trip is scheduled for May 15-22 at the invitation of Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen. “I look forward to having an in-depth and candid discussion with US political and military leaders on bilateral military relations and other issues of common concern,” the general added.