Wednesday July 31, 2019 05:56 AM Southeast Asian foreign ministers have opened their annual meeting with a call from host Thailand for deeper integration amid rising global challenges and a pledge from China that differences will be “properly” resolved amid South China Sea tensions Written by By EILEEN NG, Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — Southeast Asian foreign ministers opened their annual meeting Wednesday with a call from host Thailand for deeper integration amid rising global challenges and a pledge from China that differences will be “properly” resolved amid growing tensions in the South China Sea. The meeting is taking place in the shadows of rising security tensions on the Korean Peninsula, China’s aggressive territorial claims in the South China Sea and the U.S.-China trade war. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, a 10-country bloc seeking to boost its own voice as a global player, is also playing host to a series of foreign ministers from key strategic and dialogue partners, including U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai told ASEAN colleagues that they must be “more agile” amid increasing nationalism globally. “We must recognize that… Read full this story
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