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Trump, Vietnam's Prez underscore free and open access to South China Sea

The two leaders called for the 'full and effective implementation' of the declaration on the conduct of parties in the South China Sea

Reuters 

Tran Dai Quang, Vietnam's President, Donald Trump
Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang, right, shakes hands with US President Donald Trump at the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in Danang. Photo: AP | PTI

US President Donald and Vietnamese President underscored the importance of free and open access to South China Sea, in a joint statement issued on Sunday. The two leaders called for the “full and effective implementation” of the declaration on the conduct of parties in the South China Sea, and for all claimants to clarify their maritime claims. 

First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 03:33 IST
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