Vietnam’s Deputy Prime minister Pham Binh Minh (right) and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi bump elbows in greeting before their meeting in Hanoi on September 10. Photo: Vietnam News Agency / AFP
Vietnam’s Deputy Prime minister Pham Binh Minh (right) and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi bump elbows in greeting before their meeting in Hanoi on September 10. Photo: Vietnam News Agency / AFP

China warns Vietnam to watch out for outside interference in South China Sea

  • Chinese foreign minister’s remarks follow call from US vice-president for Southeast Asian countries to resist Beijing’s ‘bullying’ in disputed waters
  • Vietnam is likely to continue its pragmatic balancing act between the two powers, and remain a reliable partner to all, say analysts

Topic |   South China Sea
Vietnam’s Deputy Prime minister Pham Binh Minh (right) and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi bump elbows in greeting before their meeting in Hanoi on September 10. Photo: Vietnam News Agency / AFP
Vietnam’s Deputy Prime minister Pham Binh Minh (right) and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi bump elbows in greeting before their meeting in Hanoi on September 10. Photo: Vietnam News Agency / AFP
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