Why Asean is wary about stronger ties with China

//Why Asean is wary about stronger ties with China

Why Asean is wary about stronger ties with China

Southeast Asian countries are still worried about China, despite Beijing’s latest efforts to boost relations during the first face-to-face meeting of foreign ministers since the pandemic began.Observers said this wariness by Asean nations could cast a shadow over negotiations for the long-awaited code of conduct (COC) for the disputed waters of the South China Sea.A disagreement arose on Monday during a meeting between Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his counterparts from the 10-member…

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