Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe (left) and US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper in November last year. Photo: APChinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe (left) and US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper in November last year. Photo: AP
Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe (left) and US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper in November last year. Photo: AP

China-US tension: defence ministers talk under the shadow of US night flight close to Guangdong coast

  • Friction over manoeuvres in the South China Sea, but Beijing and Washington agree to keep lines of communication open to ‘contain risks’
  • Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe and the US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper discuss issues related to Hong Kong and Covid-19

Topic |   US-China relations
Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe (left) and US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper in November last year. Photo: APChinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe (left) and US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper in November last year. Photo: AP
Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe (left) and US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper in November last year. Photo: AP
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