Another vote to indicate that it's not about recording the discussion, in fact that might be inappropriate. And is almost certainly unwise, especially as there might be some negative feelings.
Trying to record someone's complicated point accurately is not fair to them.
Record motions, seconds, and votes.
That's all that's necessary, I think.
Remember that the minutes are, in a way, a legally binding document, and they need to be as non-distracting as possible.
(though it might be smart to check w/ someone more expert about what's required for your corporation)
As for the overseas owners wanting more background and explanations--they should get these from individuals, not from the official minutes of the board.