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ASEAN foreign ministers express concern over situation in South China Sea

  • September 13, 2020
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The Sunday editions of all national dailies wrote that at a series of ASEAN-related online meetings held on Sept. 9-12, the foreign ministers of ASEAN and other nations expressed concern over the situation in the South China Sea, where China is moving forward with constructing military bases, and stressed the importance of free navigation in the region. Yomiuri wrote that Secretary of State Pompeo and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang engaged in a tug-of-war over the South China Sea at the meetings, as the Secretary stressed the United States’ engagement in the ASEAN region.

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