US Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of the Asean foreign ministers meeting in Vientiane, Laos, on Monday. Photo: Reuters

China and Asean reach deal on uninhabited South China Sea islands

Southeast Asian bloc expresses concerns about land reclamation but steers clear of challenging Beijing and international tribunal’s ruling

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US Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of the Asean foreign ministers meeting in Vientiane, Laos, on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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