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South China Sea, Infrastructure Top Agenda in China-Malayasia PM Talks

Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim held bilateral talks with his Chinese counterpart Li Qiang on Sunday in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi autonomous region.

Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim met with his Chinese counterpart Li Qiang on Sunday on the sides of the 20th China-ASEAN Expo in the southern Chinese city of Nanning.

The two PMs addressed the politically sensitive issue of competing territorial claims in the South China Sea and agreed to maintain “continued, open communication” on the issue.

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