Indonesia offers to host next South China Sea Code of Conduct talk

Philippine Coast Guard personnel survey several ships believed to be Chinese militia vessels near Sabina Shoal in the South China Sea on April 27. - Reuters

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN): Indonesia has offered to host the next round of negotiations between Asean and China on the Code of Conduct (COC) for the South China Sea, after talks were suspended last year amid the pandemic.

The offer was made during a meeting of the foreign ministers of the 10 Asean countries and their Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Chongqing, China, on Monday (June 7).

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