China does best to dispel pact hope


Optimism over a relaxation of tensions in the South China Sea generated by China’s agreement to discuss a code of conduct with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) next month is rapidly dissipating in the wake of Beijing’s clear reluctance to reach an early agreement.

In late June, when China and ASEAN agreed to consultations in September over a legally binding code of conduct, the 10 ASEAN foreign ministers said that their aim was to “reach an early conclusion of a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, which will serve to enhance peace, stability and prosperity in the region.”


Read more:


One thought on “China does best to dispel pact hope

  1. lawyers

    This really is such a great resource that you are comming up with and you give it away for free. I love seeing web sites that vision the welfare of supplying a quality reference for no cost. Thanks for this amazing reference!

Comments are closed.