Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) at the Asean summit in Hanoi. Photo: EPA-EFE Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) at the Asean summit in Hanoi. Photo: EPA-EFE
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) at the Asean summit in Hanoi. Photo: EPA-EFE

Asean

Asean leaders stick to 1982 UN treaty in South China Sea dispute

  • The leaders of the 10-nation bloc say the UNCLOS agreement should be the basis of sovereign rights in response to Beijing’s claim
  • The statement comes a day after Asean members held their annual summit, with the coronavirus pandemic and the maritime disputes high on the agenda

Topic |   Asean
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) at the Asean summit in Hanoi. Photo: EPA-EFE Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) at the Asean summit in Hanoi. Photo: EPA-EFE
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) at the Asean summit in Hanoi. Photo: EPA-EFE
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