India addresses ASEAN meet
India’s address discusses freedom of the seas.
India supports freedom of access in South China Sea
Amid tensions over territorial claims in the South China Sea overshadowing the Asean and East Asia Summit, India Sunday said it supports freedom of navigation and access to resources in the area and that the dispute must be resolved as per international law.
In her address at the 4th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said maritime territorial disputes have the potential for undermining comprehensive security and mutual confidence.
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