U.S.-China Defense Minister's Meeting U.S. Army Soldier Remains Collecting Discussion November 9th 20:59
A senior US Department of Defense official showed in the middle of this month that the Secretary of Defense Esper and China's Minister of Defense Hewa will meet, and as part of building a trusting relationship between the military, Clarified the idea of discussing the work of collecting the remains of American soldiers who were killed in battle.
US Secretary of Defense Esper will visit four Asian countries from 13th of this month and will attend ASEAN = Southeast Asian Union Federation Defense Ministers Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand.
On this visit, Secretary of Defense Schreiber, who oversees policy in the Asia-Pacific region at the Pentagon, responded to interviews with some media such as NHK. Clarified the prospect of meeting with Defense Minister Kazuwa.
According to Deputy Secretary Schreiber, Secretary Esper will discuss the work of collecting the remains of American soldiers killed in China during the Second World War as part of building a trusting relationship.
During the war, the American army supported the National Party army that fought against the former Japanese army in southern China, and the remains of many soldiers are still sleeping locally. Has ended with intermittent cooperation and wants to resume at a solid level, ”he said.
Meanwhile, in the talks, the United States is also seeking to strengthen the control of “Setori” that moves cargo offshore to China, which is behind its backing, in order to maintain pressure on North Korea. Will be.