Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi attends the Special Asean-China Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Chongqing on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi attends the Special Asean-China Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Chongqing on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
Asean

Why Asean is wary about stronger ties with China

  • Does a disagreement over wording of China-Asean joint statement point to obstacles ahead?
  • Worries about Beijing may jeopardise negotiations for South China Sea code of conduct, warn experts

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi attends the Special Asean-China Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Chongqing on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi attends the Special Asean-China Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Chongqing on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
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