U.S., China agreed to stick to protocols to avoid incidents: U.S. official

October 29, 2015 4:55 PM

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WASHINGTON U.S. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson and his Chinese counterpart, Admiral Wu Shengli, on Thursday agreed on the need to stick to established military protocols to avoid misunderstandings when operating in close proximity, according to a U.S. defense official.

Scheduled port visits by U.S. and Chinese ships in November and December, and planned visits to China by senior U.S. Navy officers in coming weeks remained on track, said the official.

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