Category : InternationalPublished on: September 05 2023
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The 43rd ASEAN Summit is scheduled to be held in Jakarta from September 5 to 7.
This summit is taking place in the context of increased tension in the South China Sea. Some ASEAN member countries have expressed protest over China's recent release of a new map claiming disputed areas.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will lead a delegation to the summit.
During the summit, ASEAN leaders will also discuss the crisis in Myanmar among other pressing regional issues.