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ASEAN: US-China Hold Talks on South China Sea Disputesi
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July 01, 2013 5:25 PM
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Brunei for a regional forum of the Association of South East Asian Nations, or ASEAN. The group is hoping to agree on a legally binding code of conduct to manage a series of territorial disputes in the South China Sea among China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia and Brunei. As VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports from Brunei, the U.S. Navy is increasingly active in the South China Sea and in joint operations with the Philippines.

ASEAN: US-China Hold Talks on South China Sea Disputes

Published July 01, 2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Brunei for a regional forum of the Association of South East Asian Nations, or ASEAN. The group is hoping to agree on a legally binding code of conduct to manage a series of territorial disputes in the South China Sea among China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia and Brunei. As VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports from Brunei, the U.S. Navy is increasingly active in the South China Sea and in joint operations with the Philippines.