Friday’s talks are expected to cover issues including the South China Sea and human rights. Photo: AP

US, China can expect ‘frank’ discussion, including South China Sea and human rights: ambassador Terry Branstad

  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary James Mattis will host China Politburo member Yang Jiechi and Defence Minister Wei Fenghe on Friday
  • Diplomatic and security focus, but trade war likely to feature too ahead of planned meeting of presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at G20
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Friday’s talks are expected to cover issues including the South China Sea and human rights. Photo: AP
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