The Asean Plus Three (including China, Japan and South Korea) foreign ministers’ meeting in Vientiane, Laos. Photo: Xinhua

Most Asean countries ‘want to stay out of Beijing’s South China Sea dispute with the Philippines’

Southeast Asian bloc left out mention of international court ruling as Manila was the sole party who wanted it included, says diplomat

Topic |   South China Sea

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The Asean Plus Three (including China, Japan and South Korea) foreign ministers’ meeting in Vientiane, Laos. Photo: Xinhua
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