Increased US military activity in the South China Sea has angered Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
Increased US military activity in the South China Sea has angered Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese, US militaries blame each other for PLA ‘no-show’ at virtual meeting

  • US says People’s Liberation Army did not turn up for the two sides’ virtual conference, part of a mechanism to ensure sea and air safety
  • But China says it proposed an agenda in November only for the Americans to try to proceed without agreeing one

Increased US military activity in the South China Sea has angered Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
Increased US military activity in the South China Sea has angered Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
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