US Secretary of Defence James Mattis talks to Chinese military singer Cai Guoqing during a banquet in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: Handout

Chinese military dips into American songbook to entertain US defence chief James Mattis

Rare musical gesture eases tensions after a day of tough territorial talks

Topic |   US-China relations

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US Secretary of Defence James Mattis talks to Chinese military singer Cai Guoqing during a banquet in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: Handout
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