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Asean concerned over South China Sea dispute, says minister – Bernama

2015-04-25 10:08:43       source:The Malaysian Insider

April 24, 2015

"Asean is concerned with the land reclamation activities taking place in the South China Sea, Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said.

The matter would be discussed when heads of state and ministers gathered for the 26th Asean Summit on Sunday and Monday, he said.

 "(The) South China Sea territorial dispute will be one of the topics to be discussed thoroughly," he told reporters at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur today. 

Anifah added that Asean considered territorial disputes as a very important topic because the South China Sea is one of the busiest shipping routes in trade between the West and East."

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