Chinese survey ship moves closer to Vietnamese coast amid tensions over South China Sea

//Chinese survey ship moves closer to Vietnamese coast amid tensions over South China Sea

Chinese survey ship moves closer to Vietnamese coast amid tensions over South China Sea

A Chinese survey vessel on Saturday extended its activities to an area closer to Vietnam’s coastline, ship tracking data showed, after the United States and Australia expressed concern about China’s actions in the disputed waterways.The Haiyang Dizhi 8 vessel first entered Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) early last month, where it began a weeks-long seismic survey, triggering a tense stand-off between military and coastguard vessels from Vietnam and China.The Chinese vessel continued to…

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