Mattis Meets His Chinese Counterpart, But No New Agreements


US officials say they sense that relations with the Chinese military, after a rocky few months, may be stabilizing, although face-to-face talks between their respective defense chiefs Thursday produced no new agreements.

US defense secretary Jim Mattis met for nearly 90 minutes, 30 minutes longer than scheduled, on the sidelines of an Asian security conference with his Chinese counterpart, General Wei Fenghe.

A participant, Randall Schriver, the Pentagon’s top official for Asia-Pacific affairs, said Mattis described the talks as “straightforward and candid” and asserted that high-level talks are especially valuable during times of tension. Read More

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