Beijing has warned the United States and other non-Asian countries not to amplify disputes in the South China Sea.
After meeting counterparts in the Thai capital Bangkok, Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councilor Wang Yi announced on Wednesday that China and the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have made progress on an eventual Code of Conduct in the South China Sea.
The resource-rich South China Sea has long been a source of tension between Beijing and Washington, which regularly dispatches its warships and warplanes to the waters as part of what it describes as “freedom of navigation” patrols.
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