After Kunming, Asean must be united on South China Sea at Laos meeting

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (sixth from right) and foreign ministers from ASEAN-member nations pose for a group photo during a special Asean-China foreign ministers' meeting in Yuxi, southwest China's Yunnan Province on June 14, 2016. - AFP

ON Tuesday evening, several journalists including foreign ones, were alerted by a Wisma Putra official of a statement by the Asean foreign ministers after a meeting with their Chinese colleague Wang Yi.

It was a statement issued by the ministers after a meeting in Kunming to mark the 25th anniversary of Asean-China relations, which among others spoke on preparations for the Asean-China commemorative summit in September in Laos.

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