ASEAN Nations Launch Joint Drill Near South China Sea

NTD Newsroom
By NTD Newsroom
September 20, 2023China in Focus

A joint naval exercise is happening in the South China Sea.

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations kicked off its first joint maritime drill early Tuesday.

All members are participating in the drill which are largely aimed at countering China’s maritime threat.

Though the body’s main focus is on economic development.

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