ASEAN gatherings usually aim to strengthen general agreement, not publicize differences.Observers expect statements from the meetings to note this dispute, over sovereignty in the South China Sea, without blaming any country.
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The talks in Manila may be peaceful because China and ASEAN may be close to an agreement.
Foreign ministers from the two sides agreed in August to language that would avoid sovereignty issues and work to avoid accidents at sea.“The South China Sea issue is already gone,” Liu said.He believes that with the Philippines and Vietnam seeking agreement, no other country will raise the issue.China has worried other countries since 2010 when it began developing man-made islands, some apparently for military use.Other worries for ASEAN include passage of Chinese coast guard ships and deployment of oil pumping stations in the sea. The profiles first go through automated screening software, which flags both traits in the profile, such as certain ethnicities, and things that aren't visible in the profile, such as certain IP addresses and even certain passwords that scammers seem to like more than other people.