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China says Vietnam making "irresponsible accusations" against it

Reuters | Thursday, May 22, 2014

File photo: A Chinese oil rig Haiyang Shi You 981(C) is seen in the South China Sea, about 210 km off shore of Vietnam May 14, 2014. Vietnam is embroiled in a territorial row with China that flared up after Beijing deployed an oil rig in disputed waters in the South China Sea.

BEIJING - Vietnam has gone around the world to make "irresponsible accusations" against China, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday.

Ministry spokesman Hong Lei made the comments at a regular briefing on Thursday.

Vietnam is embroiled in a territorial row with China that flared up after Beijing deployed an oil rig in disputed waters in the South China Sea.

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