Security, S. China Sea Major Issues at ASEAN

July 25, 2016 11:55 AM

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has opened a regional meeting of foreign ministers with top diplomats from dozens of countries filling the new National Convention Center in Vientiane, Laos for talks on security issues, including North Korea and the South China Sea.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States is proud to be ASEAN’s partner “because you speak up for a rules-based international system that protects the rights of all nations, big or small.”

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