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
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

Topic |   South China Sea
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
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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