Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Phu Trong spoke on the phone on Tuesday. Photo: AP Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Phu Trong spoke on the phone on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Phu Trong spoke on the phone on Tuesday. Photo: AP

South China Sea: Vietnam seeks talks on Paracel Islands dispute

  • Two countries should work together to resolve existing problems, Vietnam’s president tells Chinese counterpart in phone call
  • Conversation comes as China mounts military drills in four maritime areas

Topic |   South China Sea
Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Phu Trong spoke on the phone on Tuesday. Photo: AP Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Phu Trong spoke on the phone on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Phu Trong spoke on the phone on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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