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Kerry returns to Asia as China tensions loom over Asean meeting in KL

Mr Kerry (above) and China's Wang Yi will will join the foreign ministers of the 10 Asean countries in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, days after China accused the US of militarising the South China Sea, the object of overlapping territorial claims by China and several Asean members.


AS US Secretary of State John Kerry prepares to meet South-east Asian counterparts in Malaysia, tension over China's territorial aspirations risks overshadowing a gathering that aims to promote regional economic and security ties.

He and China's Wang Yi will join foreign