China seeks dialogue, says clash with U.S. would be ‘unbearable disaster’


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Open this photo in gallery: Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Li Shangfu delivers his speech on the last day of the 20th International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Shangri-La Dialogue, Asia's annual defense and security forum, in Singapore, June 4, 2023.Vincent Thian/The Associated Press Chinese Defence Minister Li Shangfu said on Sunday that conflict with the United States would be an “unbearable disaster” but that his country seeks dialogue over confrontation. Speaking at Asia’s top security summit, the Shangri-la Dialogue, dressed in the uniform of a general in the People’s Liberation Army, Li said the world was big enough for China...