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Clinton Calls on Burma to Make Reforms

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 3:27 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called on Burma Friday to free political prisoners, address non-proliferation concerns and start a dialogue with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Clinton told delegates at a regional security forum in Bali that Burma is a major challenge facing the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations and would have […]

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Clinton Calls on Burma to Make Reforms

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 3:04 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called on Burma Friday to free political prisoners, address non-proliferation concerns and start a dialogue with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Clinton told delegates at a regional security forum in Bali that Burma is a major challenge facing the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations and would have […]

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Clinton Praises China, ASEAN for South China Sea Deal

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has praised China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations for reaching a preliminary agreement to peacefully resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea. At a meeting Friday with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on the sidelines of an ASEAN regional security forum in Bali, Indonesia, Clinton commended […]

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Asian Ministers Urge Early Resumption of 6-Party Korean Talks

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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Foreign ministers from East and Southeast Asia called Thursday for an early resumption of six-party talks on North Korea’s nuclear programs. The ministers issued the statement after a meeting in Bali, Indonesia, of the so-called ASEAN Plus 3. The annual meeting groups China, Japan and South Korea with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations. […]

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Asian Ministers Urge Early Resumption of 6-Party Korean Talks

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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Foreign ministers from East and Southeast Asia called Thursday for an early resumption of six-party talks on North Korea’s nuclear programs. The ministers issued the statement after a meeting in Bali, Indonesia, of the so-called ASEAN Plus 3. The annual meeting groups China, Japan and South Korea with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations. […]

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ASEAN, China Agree on Guidelines for China Sea Settlement

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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Southeast Asian and Chinese officials say they have reached agreement on a set of guidelines that could lead eventually to a binding code of conduct for handling disputes in the South China Sea. The officials said the agreement was reached Wednesday and will be submitted Thursday for approval by foreign ministers of their respective countries. […]

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ASEAN, China Agree on Guidelines for China Sea Settlement

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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Southeast Asian and Chinese officials say they have reached agreement on a set of guidelines that could lead eventually to a binding code of conduct for handling disputes in the South China Sea. The officials said the agreement was reached Wednesday and will be submitted Thursday for approval by foreign ministers of their respective countries. […]

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ASEAN, China Agree on Guidelines for China Sea Settlement

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 1:15 am (UTC-5)
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Southeast Asian and Chinese officials say they have reached agreement on a set of guidelines that could lead eventually to a binding code of conduct for handling disputes in the South China Sea. The officials said the agreement was reached Wednesday and will be submitted Thursday for approval by foreign ministers of the respective countries. […]

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ASEAN Ministers Urged to Pursue Early Agreement on China Sea

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 1:15 am (UTC-5)
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Southeast Asian foreign ministers were urged to speed up talks with China on a binding code of conduct for the South China Sea at the start of their annual gathering in Bali Tuesday. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono delivered the keynote address to open the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ministerial meeting. Mr. Yudhoyono noted […]

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ASEAN Wants to Re-Open Talks On Nuclear-Free Zone

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will re-open talks with the five major nuclear powers aimed at ensuring the region is free of nuclear weapons. Surin Pitsuwan, the ASEAN secretary-general, says the grouping hopes to persuade Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States to agree to a 1995 treaty that […]

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