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BEIJING, Oct 24 (Reuters) – The U.S. defense department will send a delegation to attend China's regional security dialogue, the Xiangshan forum, state media China Daily reported on Tuesday.
The registered attendees from the U.S. sides include Xanthi Carras, the Country Director for China in the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy from the Department of Defense, and Chad Sbragia, who led the U.S. delegation in 2019 when the Xiangshan Forum was last held in person, according to China Daily.
More than 90 countries and international organisations have confirmed they will send delegations to the forum, which will be held in Beijing from Oct. 29-31, China Central Television reported Tuesday.
(Reporting by Albee Zhang and Ryan Woo; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)
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