Asian tensions top summit agenda

Territorial disputes in South China Sea to dominate discussions at security conference in Singapore.

    Growing territorial disputes in the South China Sea will be the focus of a major security summit in Singapore.

    The US defence secretary and Asian defence ministers are meeting in the city state for the pre-eminent annual Asian security conference called Shangri-La Dialogue. It is the first time China's defence minister will be attending the conference beginning on Friday.
     
    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi explains.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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