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Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang left Hanoi on June 19 to pay his first state visit to China as President. "The visit aims to affirm Vietnam's consistent policy in relations with the Communist Party of China and the State of China," said a communiqué issued by the Vietnamese government. In press interview, Mr. Sang said his country looked to develop relations with China in "a practical manner" and, with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping he tackled "frankly and sincerely" the ongoing dispute regarding maritime sovereignty...
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