US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AP
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AP

US and Japan vow stronger security cooperation to counter China’s rapid economic and military growth

  • Allies’ foreign ministers and defence chiefs meet in Washington ahead of Biden-Kishida summit as Tokyo embraces hawkish turn
  • US and Japan working to deepen partnership across land, sea, air and space, both cyber and outer, Antony Blinken says

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AP
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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