U.S. administration and China agree to conduct joint military exercises in the Gulf of Aden

Tuesday 8 May 2012

Follow-up – and babysit –China agreed and the U.S. administration to conduct joint military exercises in the Gulf of Aden this year, as part of efforts of both sides to combat piracy.

The announcement came during a statement made by the parties to this agreement in the context of talks conducted by the U.S. Secretary of Defense, “Leon Panetta” and his Chinese counterpart, “Liang Kwang Les” Monday night in Washington.

It is interesting to consider that the visit of Liang Kwang why the Pentagon is the first Chinese defense minister to the United States nine years ago. The two ministers discussed issues of cyberspace and nuclear weapons and North Korea’s file and other issues of mutual interest. He called (Liang) U.S. President to visit China in the second half of the year and before the call Panetta.

In referring to the issues of electronic security Panetta said that the United States and China have advanced capabilities in the fight against piracy on computer networks, and that they should work together to avoid miscalculations that might lead to conflict, he said.

For his part, refused to Yang hints that the attacks on computer networks which target the United States comes directly from China.

The delegation visited the Chinese made up of 24 senior military commanders U.S. Navy base in the “San Diego” where they discussed the fight against piracy with the U.S. military commander recently returned from the anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden.

It is scheduled to visit the Chinese delegation is also home to the U.S. Southern Command, Florida and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in New York. Q, Q