Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says China aims to complete talks on a code of conduct for the disputed South China Sea within three years. Photo: AFP

South China Sea: Beijing hopes for maritime accord with Asean neighbours in three years

  • Premier Li Keqiang outlines goal for negotiations as Asean summit begins in Singapore
  • Maritime security expert sceptical of China’s timetable, saying neighbouring nations will have expectations of their own
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says China aims to complete talks on a code of conduct for the disputed South China Sea within three years. Photo: AFP
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