It’s described as Asia’s premier security summit. Military officials and diplomats from more than 40 countries are meeting in Singapore for the Shangri-La Dialogue. On Friday, a highly anticipated meeting took place between the Defense Ministers of China and the United States. CGTN’s Miro Lu begins our coverage with this report.
Joining the discussion:
- Jim Walsh is a Senior Research Associate with the Security Studies Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- Sourabh Gupta is a senior Asia-Pacific international relations policy specialist.
- Einar Tangen is a political and economic affairs commentator.
- Henry Wang is the Founder and President of the Center for China and Globalization.
I met with PRC Minister Wei at the Shangri-La Dialogue. We discussed U.S.-PRC defense relations, as well as global and regional security issues. pic.twitter.com/OjpBwZjb6u
— Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III (@SecDef) June 10, 2022
The US and China will use a major Asian security forum to press competing visions for regional stability. Follow along on updates from the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. https://t.co/9JtoiqmrfQ
— Bloomberg (@business) June 10, 2022