Global Politics Podcast

Episode 36 - The US returns to East Asia

March 25, 2021 Global Politics
Global Politics Podcast
Episode 36 - The US returns to East Asia
Show Notes

On 16 March, the US Defence Secretary (Lloyd Austin), and US Secretary of State (Antony Blinken), joined their Japanese counterparts for the two-plus-two security conference in Tokyo. They discussed China's aggression and the challenges to human rights in the region. The joint statement released after the meeting revealed the two countries concern over "unlawful maritime claims and activities in the South China Sea and unilateral action that seeks to change the status quo" of the Senkaku islands.

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