The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt departs Guam’s Apra Harbour in June. Photo: US Navy via AP The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt departs Guam’s Apra Harbour in June. Photo: US Navy via AP
The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt departs Guam’s Apra Harbour in June. Photo: US Navy via AP

US, Japan defence chiefs to talk China tensions at meet in Guam

  • US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper and his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono are expected to discuss Beijing’s maritime assertiveness at their meeting
  • Regional missile defence will also be on the agenda at the talk, which follows a series of confrontations between the US and China in the South China Sea

Topic |   Japan
The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt departs Guam’s Apra Harbour in June. Photo: US Navy via AP The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt departs Guam’s Apra Harbour in June. Photo: US Navy via AP
The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt departs Guam’s Apra Harbour in June. Photo: US Navy via AP
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