US National Security Adviser Susan Rice, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, reach out to shake hands during their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Monday, July 25, 2016. (How Hwee Young/Pool Photo via AP)
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U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice told Chinese officials that countries should work to reduce tensions in the South China Sea, but that the U.S. would continue to carry out the military operations there that have angered Beijing, a senior U.S. government official said Tuesday.Rice told China's top diplomat, State Councilor Yang Jiechi, and top general Fan Changlong in meetings in Beijing on Monday that the U.S. hoped a recent international tribunal's ruling on the South China Sea would spur negotiations in the region toward eventually resolving long-standing territorial disputes, the official said.Rice also said the U.S. would continue conducting military operations in the South China Sea.
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