Hague ruling on China, ASEAN's take
Surin Pitsuwan, the former secretary-general of ASEAN, talks about the ramifications of the U.N.-backed tribunal's decision over China's territorial claims in the South China Sea, calling it a time for the 10-nation grouping to reflect over issues.
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