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China replaces military operations chief

September 24, 2007

By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press Writer

BEIJING – China has named a new chief of general staff for its military, a commander once tasked with making war preparations against Taiwan, the Defense Ministry said Monday.

Chen Bingde’s promotion as the People’s Liberation Army‘s head of day-to-day operations came in the past six weeks, in a transfer that was unusually quiet even for an institution as secretive as China’s military.

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