Defence ministers and fellow delegates last gathered for the Shangri-La Dialogue in 2019. Photo: AFP Defence ministers and fellow delegates last gathered for the Shangri-La Dialogue in 2019. Photo: AFP
Defence ministers and fellow delegates last gathered for the Shangri-La Dialogue in 2019. Photo: AFP

China, US lose chance for military talks as Covid-19 halts Shangri-La Dialogue

  • Annual security forum, due to be held in June, is cancelled in the light of host Singapore’s coronavirus battles
  • Military sources say the cancellation denies China and the US an important platform for military-to-military exchange

Topic |   China’s military
Defence ministers and fellow delegates last gathered for the Shangri-La Dialogue in 2019. Photo: AFP Defence ministers and fellow delegates last gathered for the Shangri-La Dialogue in 2019. Photo: AFP
Defence ministers and fellow delegates last gathered for the Shangri-La Dialogue in 2019. Photo: AFP
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