US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Photo: AFP

US and Japan warn against China’s ‘coercion and destabilising behaviour’

  • Secretary of State Antony Blinken blasts Beijing for eroding autonomy in Hong Kong, rights abuses in Xinjiang and violating international law in South China Sea
  • Singling out of China at meeting of US and Japanese defence and foreign ministers in Tokyo raises heat ahead of US-China talks in Alaska

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Photo: AFP
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