US-China tensions rise

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General Fan Changlong’s visit to the U.S. comes at a crucial moment when new tensions are rising over issues, like the South China Sea.

US-China tensions rise

US-China tensions rise

General Fan Changlong's visit to the U.S. comes at a crucial moment when new tensions are rising over issues, like the South China Sea.

CCTV’s Han Bin filed this report.

Highlights:

  • Beijing voiced strong dissatisfaction about a close encounter by a U.S. spy plane above its islands and reefs in the South China Sea.
  • Washington has criticized Beijing over its constructions in the South China Sea.
  • Cyber security is another hot topic. US officials fingered Chinese hackers as the source of a recent attack on its federal records.