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Vietnam lukewarm to US offer

By Zhao Shengnan | China Daily | Updated: 2015-06-02 07:46

China urges parties to increase regional trust and promote peace

The Pentagon chief's call for an end to all construction work on South China Sea islands did not receive a clear endorsement from Hanoi on Monday despite closer US-Vietnam military cooperation and simmering maritime tensions in the region.

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter discussed his proposal in talks with his Vietnamese counterpart, General Phung Quang Thanh, making a direct plea after earlier calling on all countries involved to immediately halt construction work on the islands.

Vietnam lukewarm to US offer

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