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Japan, ASEAN Pledge Cooperation in Ensuring Freedom of Navigation

Leaders from Japan and 10 Southeast Asian countries have wrapped up a summit in Tokyo with a pledge to cooperate to ensure freedom of air and sea navigation.   A joint statement issued Saturday at the end of a summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations did not specifically mention China's recent declaration of a maritime air defense zone in the East China Sea.   But Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on China to rescind all measures that violate...

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