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U.S., China Defence Ministers Meet for Second Time This Year
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U.S., China Defence Ministers Meet for Second Time This Year

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The Chinese and U.S. defence ministers met for their second face-to-face talks this year on Tuesday, a U.S. official said, in a meeting that was not expected to lead to major breakthroughs but could touch on the importance of crisis communication and their opposing views on Taiwan.While U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met Chinese Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe in Singapore in June, this is their first meeting since a visit to Taiwan by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in August enraged China, which regards the island as its territory. The meeting is taking place on the sidelines of an ASEAN defence ministers' gathering in Siem Reap, Cambodia.A U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the meeting between the two started at 10am local time (03...
Biden attends ASEAN conference, calls for stronger alliance between member countries
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Biden attends ASEAN conference, calls for stronger alliance between member countries

Biden attends ASEAN conference, calls for stronger alliance between member countries - CBS News Watch CBS News President Biden attended the ASEAN conference in Cambodia, emphasizing the need for a stronger U.S. alliance amid China's growing influence in the Indo-Pacific region. Elizabeth Palmer has the details. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link