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

Topic |   US-China relations
Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe greets US counterpart Mark Esper in Bangkok on Monday. Photo: AP Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe greets US counterpart Mark Esper in Bangkok on Monday. Photo: AP
Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe greets US counterpart Mark Esper in Bangkok on Monday. Photo: AP
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