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September 4, 2012
Jim Watson photo

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, meets with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. Clinton is in Beijing to press Chinese authorities to agree to peacefully resolve disputes with their smaller neighbors over competing territorial claims in the South China Sea.

Feng Li photo

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, second from left, meets with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, right, during her visit to Beijing, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. Clinton is in Beijing to press Chinese authorities to agree to peacefully resolve disputes with their smaller neighbors over competing territorial claims in the South China Sea.

Feng Li photo

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, meets Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, not in photo, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. Clinton is in Beijing to press Chinese authorities to agree to peacefully resolve disputes with their smaller neighbors over competing territorial claims in the South China Sea.

Feng Li photo

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, right, meets with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, not visible, during her visit to Beijing, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. Clinton is in Beijing to press Chinese authorities to agree to peacefully resolve disputes with their smaller neighbors over competing territorial claims in the South China Sea.

Feng Li photo

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, meets Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, right, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. Clinton is in Beijing to press Chinese authorities to agree to peacefully resolve disputes with their smaller neighbors over competing territorial claims in the South China Sea.