The US president and the North's leader held a historic summit in Singapore earlier this year, signing a vaguely worded deal on denuclearisation. That trade pact is due to take effect on December 30. Another fretted that the global order could splinter into rival blocs.
"Now the world is facing rising protectionism". He said, we must ensure that the pace and push of fintech work to the advantage of the people and not to their disadvantage.
It didn't appear to be a nuclear device or a long-range missiles targeting the mainland U.S., a string of which last year had many fearing war before the North turned to engagement and diplomacy early this year.
Pence spoke on the sidelines of a Southeast Asian summit in Singapore.
"Not necessarily by design, but because he is not being a consistent and reassuring presence, and because his policies have tended to fracture the natural order that Asia is dependent upon", he said.
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During the visit, India is expected to forge new avenues of trade between India and ASEAN.
China's President Xi Jinping will be at the APEC meeting in Port Moresby, in a move being interpreted as an indication of the growing importance of the South Pacific to China's geopolitical aims.
In response to a question on China's ties with Asean, Lee referred to the Asean-China Strategic Partnership Vision 2030, approved at the 21st China-Asean summit on Thursday.
Lee made the comments as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ended its annual summit in the city state.
A usa think tank said on Monday it had identified at least 13 of an estimated 20 active, undeclared missile bases inside North Korea, underscoring the challenge for American negotiators hoping to persuadeKim to give up his weapons programs. "It only requires that every nation treat their neighbors with respect, they respect the sovereignty of our nations and the global rules of order", Pence said in a veiled swipe at China's growing influence and military expansion in the South China Sea.
Pence said on Thursday - without naming China - that there was no place for "empire and aggression" in the Indo-Pacific.
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Beijing claims nearly the entire South China Sea, even areas approaching the coastlines of other countries, and has been establishing military installations on disputed outcrops.
The State Department downplayed the news.
North Korea, South Korea, China and the USA have technically been in a state of war since 1950, since the Korean War did not end with a permanent peace treaty, but a cease-fire agreement that left Korea split in two. Asked about the reaction by the USA, which is committed by treaty to defending allies in the region, he said, "Mr. Pence sounds quite reasonable and he says that President Trump is concerned about the situation".
He also says Trump plans to discuss Beijing's unique role regarding North Korea when he meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Argentina at the G-20 summit later this month.
State media has also expressed anger in recent days at the resumption of small-scale joint military exercises by the United States and South Korea.
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