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Yun Sun quoted in The Straits Times on Possible Maritime Dispute after ASEAN Meeting

By Yun Sun
in Program

Asean foreign ministers begin annual discussions in Laos today under intense scrutiny amid rising acrimony over the South China Sea.

A key concern is whether the territorial dispute will further splinter the 10-nation bloc and undermine its relevance.


“I don’t think that Asean will somehow miraculously produce a statement on the South China Sea,” Ms Yun Sun from US-based think-tank Stimson Centre told The Sunday Times. That would be “holding the bar too high” as it would require the consensus of all members.

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