Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe greets US counterpart Mark Esper in Bangkok on Monday. Photo: AP

US should stop its provocation over Taiwan and South China Sea, Beijing defence minister tells Mark Esper

  • Wei Fenghe calls on Washington to cease flexing its muscles, while Esper says his country seeks a free and open Indo-Pacific
  • But the two defence ministers discuss how military-to-military cooperation can be a ‘stabiliser’ in the broader relationship
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Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe greets US counterpart Mark Esper in Bangkok on Monday. Photo: AP
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Liu Zhen

Liu Zhen

Liu Zhen joined the Post in 2015 as a reporter on the China desk. She previously worked with Reuters in Beijing.