24 ianuarie 2021

US, Japan agree to strengthen military ties under Biden


Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi speaks with new US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin over the phone at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo on January 24, 2021. (Photo via Japan's media)The United States and its Asian ally Japan have agreed to strengthen their military alliance under the new administration of US President Joe Biden, in an apparent effort to further challenge China’s sovereignty in the South China Sea.Biden’s Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and his Japanese counterpart Nobuo Kishi [...]