Anatoly Antonov, Ng Eng Hen, Gen. Prawit Wongsuwon, Ash Carter, Nguyen Van Hien

China sea tensions stop joint statement at Asia defense meet

From left, Russia's Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov, Singapore's Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen, Thailand's Defense Minister Gen. Prawit Wongsuwon, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Vietnam's Deputy Defense Minister Nguyen Van Hien joint hands as they pose for photographers after the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Defense Ministers' Meeting Plus in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Divisions within Asia over China’s claims in the disputed South China Sea spilled over Wednesday to a meeting of U.S. and Asian defense ministers, where China insisted the group make no public mention of the strategic waters in a joint declaration intended as a public display of unity.

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