25 Jul '11, 3am

Asia is ‘safer now’ than before regional meetings (via @stcom)

Asia is ‘safer now’ than before regional meetings (via @stcom)

During the week, 10 foreign ministers from Asean member states held a series of meetings at the Asean Ministerial Meeting (AMM), with eight other foreign ministers. -- PHOTO: REUTERS US SECRETARY of State Hillary Clinton praised Indonesia's success in not only chairing the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to achieve its goals, but also in leading Asia Pacific - including the US and China - toward a peaceful resolution of conflicts during regional meetings last week. During the week, 10 foreign ministers from Asean member states held a series of meetings at the Asean Ministerial Meeting (AMM), with eight other foreign ministers from dialogue partners in the East Asia Summit (EAS) grouping of countries, and with 17 others foreign ministers in the Asean Regional Forum, the biggest security talks in the region. On the Thai-Cambodian border dispute, Mrs Clinton co...

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