China, Vietnam to establish fishery hotline


SeafoodSource staff

Published on
June 23, 2013

China and Vietnam on Friday agreed to establish a hotline to deal with fishery incidents in South China Sea waters that have been a frequent source of tension between the two nations.

The agreement was detailed in an eight-clause joint statement released on Friday, the final day of Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang’s China visit, during which he held a summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

The neighboring countries will properly handle emergent fishery incidents so as to maintain bilateral friendly relations, the statement said.

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