Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (right) meets Xiong Bo, the Chinese ambassador to Vietnam, on Tuesday. Photo: China Embassy in Vietnam
Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (right) meets Xiong Bo, the Chinese ambassador to Vietnam, on Tuesday. Photo: China Embassy in Vietnam

Vietnam says it will not side against China, as US’ Kamala Harris visits

  • Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh reassures Chinese envoy before he meets US vice-president during her Asian tour
  • But Pham says negotiations for a code of conduct on the disputed South China Sea should be stepped up via the Asean bloc

Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (right) meets Xiong Bo, the Chinese ambassador to Vietnam, on Tuesday. Photo: China Embassy in Vietnam
Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (right) meets Xiong Bo, the Chinese ambassador to Vietnam, on Tuesday. Photo: China Embassy in Vietnam
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