Vice Chief of Naval Operations Meets with Chinese Admiral


Story Number: NNS121206-02Release Date: 12/6/2012 3:41:00 PM
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WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mark Ferguson, met today with Vice Commander-in Chief, People's Liberation Army (Navy) Vice Adm. Zhang Yongyi at the Pentagon.

Ferguson and Zhang discussed U.S.-China military to military relations, counter piracy efforts in the Gulf of Aden, the upcoming Rim of the Pacific exercise (RIMPAC 2014), and future opportunities to work and train together.

"I enjoyed the opportunity to meet today with Adm. Zhang, and I believe our discussion helped foster better understanding and awareness between our two navies. I am grateful for both Adm. Zhang's time and his candor," said Ferguson. "There remains much work to do, but I am convinced that the leaders of both navies remain committed to that effort."

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Vice Admiral Zhang Yongyi, Vice Commander-in Chief of the People's Liberation Army Navy, presents Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Mark Ferguson with a gift during his visit to Washington.
121206-N-PM781-001 WASHINGTON (Dec. 6, 2012) Vice Admiral Zhang Yongyi, Vice Commander-in Chief of the People's Liberation Army Navy, presents Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Mark Ferguson with a gift during his visit to Washington. Ferguson and Zhang discussed U.S.-China military to military relations, counter piracy efforts in the Gulf of Aden, the upcoming Rim of the Pacific exercise (RIMPAC 2014), and future opportunities to work and train together. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Arif Patani/Released)
December 6, 2012
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