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Obama set to dive into South China Sea turmoil

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US President Barack Obama is set to dive into the tumultuous diplomatic waters of the South China Sea on Tuesday at a summit in which rival claims to the strategically vital area have dominated. 

US President Barack Obama is pictured at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh. He is set to dive into the tumultuous diplomatic waters of the South China Sea on Tuesday at a summit in which rival claims to the strategically vital area have dominated.

Obama is widely expected to express concerns about the disputes between China and its Southeast Asian neighbours, which have stoked tensions across the region this year and hampered efforts to foster economic co-operation.

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