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USA says South China Sea talks will be a key test

USA says South China Sea talks will be a key test

Southeast Asia's top diplomats have slammed North Korea with a sharp rebuke over its intercontinental ballistic missile tests and reminded Pyongyang of its duty to avoid conflicts as a member of Asia's biggest security forum.

Wang Yi said the United Nations resolution's call for a return to talks emphasized that diplomatic and peaceful means were necessary to avoid tensions and to prevent the crisis from escalating.

The contending states should clarify their claims peacefully in accordance with a 1982 maritime treaty and worldwide law, according to the three, who met on the sidelines of annual meetings of Asia-Pacific foreign ministers in Manila, including those from China and Russian Federation. The document implies prohibition of imports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead and seafood from the Asian nation by the UN member states.

North Korea has embassies and some businesses in several South-east Asian countries, some of which trade goods with Pyongyang. Wang placed his hand on Ri's shoulder as the two entered a meeting room.

"Actually, we've never upgraded", Cayetano said.

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Wang earlier said it was important that Ri is attending the Manila meetings "so he can listen to suggestions from various parties and has the right to present his views".

"On the other hand, some non-regional countries remain in the past".

"If there is a chance, I would tell him that we must have dialogue and that the North must stop the continuous provocations", South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung Wha told reporters upon arrival in Manila.

Kang met with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday and both expressed satisfaction with the passing of the tougher U.N sanctions.

The U.S., which has long maintained that China has not done enough to rein in North Korea, negotiated with China for a month on the new resolution. China saw Vietnam as pushing for that language to be included in the statement, they said.

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Critics of China have accused it of trying to divide Asean with strong-armed tactics and chequebook diplomacy, enticing smaller countries in the bloc such as Cambodia and Laos to support it.

"This is now the most realistic and plausible initiative and it is the most reasonable and friendly solution", he said.

The US, Australia and Japan have promised to continue "freedom of navigation" operations in the South China Sea and called on Beijing to endorse a legally binding code of conduct over the disputed region.

China is sensitive to even a veiled reference by ASEAN to its seven reclaimed reefs, three of which have runways, missile batteries, radars and, according to some experts, the capability to accommodate fighter jets.

He noted that ASEAN and China also agreed that a meeting will be convened at the end of August to discuss the modalities for the negotiations of the actual COC with the approved framework as the basis for the talks.

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