High-Stakes Dialogue: US and Chinese Defense Ministers Discuss Global Conflicts

Chinese Defence Minister Dong Jun and US Defense Minister Lloyd Austin met in Singapore to discuss sensitive geopolitical issues, including Taiwan, the Russia-Ukraine war, and the Gaza conflict. Minister Dong warned against US interference in China's Taiwan affairs. The discussions took place during the Shangri-La Dialogue defence summit.


Reuters | Singapore | Updated: 31-05-2024 12:27 IST | Created: 31-05-2024 12:27 IST
High-Stakes Dialogue: US and Chinese Defense Ministers Discuss Global Conflicts
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Chinese Defence Minister Dong Jun and United States Defense Minister Lloyd Austin held a constructive meeting in Singapore on Friday, including talks on Taiwan, the war between Russia and Ukraine, and the conflict in Gaza, a Chinese spokesperson said.

Minister Dong warned Austin that the United States should not interfere in China's affairs with Taiwan, a democratically ruled territory that Beijing wants brought under its control, defence ministry spokesperson Wu Qian told reporters on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue defence summit.

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