China-U.S. military ties grow as countries eye each other at sea
Chinese navy officers and diplomats attend a ceremony earlier this month marking the visit of Chinese navy ships to Pearl Harbor. Liu Jian, left, Consulate General of China in Los Angeles; Cmdr. He Shisu, commanding officer of the warship Hongzehu; Cmdr. Gao Ke, commanding officer of the warship Linyi; Cmdr. Liu Rong, commanding officer of the warship Qingdao; Rear Adm. Wei Gang, Chief of Staff of the North Sea Fleet; and Ambassador Cui Tiankai of the Embassy of China in Washington attended the ceremony.