Control of Hambantota Port in Sri Lanka would provide military advantages, including vital logistics support for China's naval deployments in the Indian Ocean.
From the discredited nine-dash line, China's new map includes a new 10-dash line claiming nearly all of the South China Sea, trampling on international law.
The head of the UN warned the ASEAN nations in Jakarta about mounting crises while Mr Kishida offered regional partners help with infrastructure and security.
Countries such as the Philippines have lodged protests against China's new map, which includes a "ten-dash line" claiming almost the entire South China Sea.
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Organizers say the Australian Talisman Sabre military drills help Japan, South Korea and the US with "current and potential future global security challenges."
By rejecting the proposal, Cambodia hampers ASEAN maritime security unity, aiding China in influencing member states for its regional agenda.
PM Narendra Modi's recent state visit to Paris highlighted the role of India in France's Indo-Pacific outlook and provided insights into their future.
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Passing up these agreements would squander Great Power relations dating to WWII and put friends and allies like Japan at risk from growing Chinese aggression.
US officials keep asking China for mil-to-mil communications. But the Chinese military knows, if you want to make Americans uncomfortable, don't talk to them.
China is trying to intimidate neighbors and push the US to war by engaging in truly dangerous military maneuvers and refusing to talk to US counterparts.