The drawing up of a framework outline for the proposed code of behavior created to prevent clashes in the South China Sea has been a significant achievement.
Pyongyang also lambasted ASEAN member states for not being "morally qualified" to meddle in North Korea's nuclear program because they ignored the "hostile policy and nuclear threat" that the US imposed on the North.
The situation in the South China Sea should also be "generally stable", he said.
The ministers urged ASEAN member states and China to fully and effectively implement the 2002 Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC).
The two participated in other multilateral meetings in Manila, including one between China and the 10 ASEAN ministers. Despite calling for non-militarisation in the South China Sea and raising concerns about "land reclamation", the statement did not insist on a legally binding code of conduct for managing the area, as Vietnam had pushed for.
China is sensitive to even a veiled reference by ASEAN to its seven reclaimed reefs, three of which have runways, missile batteries, radars and, according to some experts, the capability to accommodate fighter jets.
In 2002, China and ASEAN signed the "Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea", which advocated peacefully settling territorial disputes, based on global law.
Wang added that his talks with Kono were useful as he got to know the new foreign minister better.
"In view of this positive momentum, we reaffirmed our readiness to begin the substantive negotiation on the COC and tasked our senior officials to start the negotiation on the COC with China", the joint communiqué said.
Bolivar said they expect a paragraph in AMM Chairman Statement reflecting the adoption of the COC framework.
"I will call for demilitarisation in the South China Sea", he said on Sunday.
There was no mention at all of the ruling past year of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague on the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) which rejected China's claim to sovereignty over most of the South China Sea. Not only do they want the proposed code of conduct to be legally binding, but they've described China's activities as the "militarization of disputed features in a disputed sea".
"We sent a message to them that all ASEAN countries are not happy with the actions of North Korea that still continue to violate the United Nations resolution", he told reporters, referring to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
Wang said on Monday night that with the joint efforts of China and Asean countries, the situation in the South China Sea has been stabilised, and pragmatic cooperation has unfolded.
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HubSpot, Inc. (HUBS) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance
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S&P closes barely lower despite N. Korea tensions
Asian stocks also fell across the board, while perceived safe-haven assets gold and the Japanese yen, rose. Franco Nevada Corp rose 3.9 percent to C$95.65, while Barrick Gold Corp was up 1.9 percent at C$21.26.
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China boosts global pressure on North Korea
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