US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said he would “do a lot of listening” in talks with China, recognising Beijing’s influence on the Korean peninsula as negotiations continue over denuclearisation. Photo: AP

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis tells China he is ready to listen during his first visit

Points of disagreement will be avoided on his first visit to mainland, with China’s role in denuclearisation of Korean peninsula high on the agenda

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US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said he would “do a lot of listening” in talks with China, recognising Beijing’s influence on the Korean peninsula as negotiations continue over denuclearisation. Photo: AP
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