Vietnam and China meet on border issues in Ha Noi

Ha Noi, Dec. 15 (VNA) -- Assistant to the Foreign Minister and leader of the Vietnamese Government delegation to the negotiation of the Viet Nam-China territorial borders, Le Cong Phung, and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, met in Ha Noi from Dec. 12-14.

At the friendly, frank and mutual understanding talks, the two discussed concrete measures to fulfil the borderline demarcation with a view to the signing of an agreement on the Tonkin Gulf demarcation within this year, as agreed by their top leaders.

Viet Nam and China have basically completed the substantial issues relating to the border demarcation.

Foreign Minister Nguyen Dy Nien warmly received Assistant to the Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi on Dec. 15.--