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Asean focuses on China Sea

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BANDAR SERI BAGAWAN - Southeast Asia's top diplomats were set to kick off a major regional forum on Sunday with a firm focus on trying to ease tensions with China over a territorial row, amid warnings that failure could lead to conflict. 

A man adjusts a banner for the Asean foreign ministers' meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan.

Toxic smoke from uncontrolled burning of Indonesia's enormous rainforests that has drifted across to neighbouring countries was also expected to be high on the agenda at the annual 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) foreign ministers' meeting in Brunei's capital.

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