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China sees South China Sea ‘code’ useless, to drag talks – US experts

Title:

 China sees South China Sea ‘code’ useless, to drag talks – US experts

Author:

Nikko Dizon

Source:

Inquirer.net

Date:

 February 6, 2017

Description:

WASHINGTON — Security experts here think it is unlikely that China would ever agree to a Code of Conduct among claimants in the South China Sea, such that having even just a framework this year, as the Philippine government is hoping for, is improbable.

Tags: News, ASEAN, ASEAN-China Relations, Code of Conduct, ASEAN 2017