United States Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has met with China’s minister of national defense. The pair had a brief meeting scheduled on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue, a gathering of world leaders and military officials in Singapore. The meeting comes amid tensions between the U.S. and China over Taiwan and North Korea, and as the Biden administration presses ahead with plans to arm Australia with nuclear-powered submarines.
U.S. Pentagon Chief Lloyd Austin Meets Chinese Counterpart
HeadlineJun 10, 2022