Diplomacy | Asean yields to China on South China Sea statement

Asean yields to China on South China Sea statement

The regional grouping backed away from a planned strongly worded communique after Beijing protested against any mention of the disputed maritime area

Manila, April 30, 2017 1:30 PM (UTC+8)
Anti-riot police block demonstrators attempting to march towards the Philippine International Convention Center, which is the venue of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in metro Manila, Philippines April 29, 2017. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
Anti-riot police block demonstrators attempting to march towards the Philippine International Convention Center, which is the venue of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in metro Manila, Philippines April 29, 2017. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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