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Asean Meeting : Block To Follow One-China Policy : Cambodian FM

Regional bloc Asean said, that discussions among foreign ministers over Taiwan tensions were lively and included some strong arguments, but it was better disputes were handled with words.

Prak Sokhonn, who is also Cambodia's foreign Minister, also said Asean would follow the lead of the U.S. In adhering to the one-china policy that recognizes Beijing, not Taipei, diplomatically.

The Cambodian Diplomat, who also serves as a special envoy on myanmar, said the bloc had decided that naypyitaw's ruling generals would remain barred from any of its meetings until they showed progress on a peace plan.