As tensions mount, Mattis seeks more resilient US ties with China's military

Reuters Singapore Oct 19, 2018, 02.17 PM(IST)

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis reassured his Southeast Asian counterparts on Friday that Washington wanted a "constructive relationship" with Beijing but remained concerned by what it saw as the militarisation of the South China Sea. The World is One News, WION examines global issues with in-depth analysis. We provide much more than the news of the day. Our aim is to empower people to explore their world. Please keep discussions on this channel clean and respectful and refrain from using racist or sexist slurs as well as personal insults. Subscribe to our channel at https://goo.gl/JfY3NI Check out our website: http://www.wionews.com Connect with us on our social media handles: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WIONews Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIONews Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+WIONews