The US defence secretary has dismissed reports American troops are preparing for an attack on China, according to Beijing. Photo: US Navy
The US defence secretary has dismissed reports American troops are preparing for an attack on China, according to Beijing. Photo: US Navy

US-China tensions: American troops not planning attack on Chinese territory, Beijing says

  • Rumours of possible invasion began after US troops were seen wearing ‘drone over China’ patch on their uniforms during exercise in September
  • But China’s defence ministry says matter was cleared up in recent talks with US Defence Secretary Mark Esper

The US defence secretary has dismissed reports American troops are preparing for an attack on China, according to Beijing. Photo: US Navy
The US defence secretary has dismissed reports American troops are preparing for an attack on China, according to Beijing. Photo: US Navy
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