China urges U.S. to halt surveillance near its shores


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  • Saturday, 29 Aug 2009

BEIJING (Reuters) - China called on the United States States to reduce and eventually halt air and sea military surveillance close to its shores after a series of territorial disputes this year.

The request was made during a special session on maritime safety between the two countries' militaries on Wednesday and Thursday, Xinhua news agency said on Thursday, citing China's Defence Ministry.

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