527 words - July 19, 2013 | © DiploNews, all rights reserved.
The relations between China and Vietnam are said to be "friendly and sincere" according to officials from the two countries. Yet in the framework of ancient rivalries dating back from the cold war and Vietnam's close relationship with former Soviet Union, and due to an ongoing resurgence of tensions regarding maritime sovereignty, Vietnam has been energetically seeking to build strong partnerships with other Asia-Pacific countries...
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