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ASEAN nations hold joint drills amid tensions with China

Prita Kusumaputri
September 22, 2023

ASEAN has started its first joint naval exercises amid growing concerns about China's assertiveness in the South China Sea. The non-combat drills are taking place off the coast of Indonesia. China's territorial claims have led to clashes with neighboring countries.