May 4, 2017

What the Tillerson-ASEAN meeting is about

The foreign ministers of 10 countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are meeting with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson over lunch in Washington Thursday afternoon, notable since ASEAN usually sends "senior officials," not its top diplomats, according to Foreign Policy.

Between the lines: The bloc requested the meeting, which could signal an increased concern in Southeast Asia over relations with the U.S.

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