ASEAN countries split on territorial dispute with China

Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong speaks during the closing ceremony of the 45th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Phnom Penh on Friday. Due to differences over how to handle the dispute in Scarborough Shoal between the Philippines and China, ASEAN foreign ministers failed to issue its customary joint statement for the first time in its history.



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