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Panetta Hosts Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping at the Pentagon

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, escorts Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping down the stairs of the Pentagon during a full honors arrival ceremony, Feb. 14, 2012. Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said the two leaders agreed on the need for enhanced communication to foster greater understanding and expand mutual trust. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta hosts a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping to the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Army Col. David P. Anders, left, escorts Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping during a pass-in-review as part of a full honors arrival ceremony at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Army Col. David P. Anders, left, escorts Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping during a full honors arrival ceremony at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, and Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping render honors during an arrival ceremony at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, standing right, hosts a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping to the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta looks on as soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps perform during an arrival ceremony welcoming Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping to the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, escorts Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping to a meeting at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta talks with Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping during a meeting at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo