China’s Minister of National Defence Wei Fenghe reminded US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin of several of Beijing’s positions when they spoke on Wednesday. Photo: AP
China’s Minister of National Defence Wei Fenghe reminded US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin of several of Beijing’s positions when they spoke on Wednesday. Photo: AP

China’s defence chief tells US not to underestimate Beijing’s resolve on Taiwan

  • Wei Fenghe restates China’s position on Taiwan in a phone call with US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin, which also addresses the war in Ukraine
  • Wei demands that the US stop using Russia’s invasion to ‘slander, frame, threaten and pressure China’, according to the defence ministry

China’s Minister of National Defence Wei Fenghe reminded US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin of several of Beijing’s positions when they spoke on Wednesday. Photo: AP
China’s Minister of National Defence Wei Fenghe reminded US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin of several of Beijing’s positions when they spoke on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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