ASEAN, Australia Agree to Boost Terrorism Fight, Enhance Maritime Cooperation

Australia and the ASEAN bloc agreed during a weekend summit in Sydney to bolster the fight against terrorism and maintain efforts to keep regional peace amid territorial disputes, officials said Monday.The special meeting between host Australia and leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations was supposed to focus more on trade, but longstanding overlapping territorial claims between China and several ASEAN countries also took center stage, according to regional diplomats.“We unequivocally condemn in the strongest terms terrorism in all its forms and manifestations,” said a joint statement issued at the end of the summit on Sunday.Manila’s foreign secretary, Alan Peter Cayetano, stood in for President Rodrigo Duterte in Sydney. He cautioned Australia against pushing the Philippines to be more confrontational with China by enforcing an international arbitration court’s ruling in 2016 that rejected Beijing’s claims to most of the South China Sea.…………….Please Log in or Subscribe to view full details…..

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