Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe greets US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper in Bangkok in November. They spoke by phone on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe greets US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper in Bangkok in November. They spoke by phone on Tuesday. Photo: AP

Chinese and US defence chiefs discuss coronavirus crisis in phone call

  • Country’s fight against the disease a ‘total war’ involving all people, Wei Fenghe says
  • Mark Esper expresses willingness to boost exchanges on epidemic control and prevention

Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe greets US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper in Bangkok in November. They spoke by phone on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe greets US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper in Bangkok in November. They spoke by phone on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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