Print Edition - 2017-11-14  |  World News Digest

Regional coop should not be politicised: China

- Agencies, BEIJING

Nov 14, 2017-

China said on Monday that regional cooperation should neither be politicised nor exclusionary, responding to US President Donald Trump’s use of the term “Indo-Pacific” during his trip to Asia. “Indo-Pacific” has grown in usage across diplomatic and security circles in Australia, India and Japan in recent years, shorthand for a broader and democratic-led region in place of the “Asia-Pacific”, which to some places an authoritarian China too firmly at the centre.

Published: 14-11-2017 09:34

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