KUALA LUMPUR, 5th November, 2015 (WAM) — ASEAN, the Association of South East Asian Nations, has concluded its Defence Ministers meeting without an agreement on a joint declaration, amid disagreements between China and the United States regarding China’s border demands in the South China Sea.

The ASEAN Defence Ministers’ meeting, which was held in Malaysia last night, was attended by the Defence Ministers of China, US and other ASEAN Defence ministers.