Vietnam's Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh is surrounded by the media after a meeting Chinese officials on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on Friday. Photo: AFP

Rhetorical truce: China and US expected to avoid conflict at Singapore security forum

Analysts say Washington and Beijing will want to play down their differences ahead of a key strategic and economic meeting next week

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Vietnam's Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh is surrounded by the media after a meeting Chinese officials on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on Friday. Photo: AFP
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