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Trump offers to mediate in South China Sea feud

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HANOI: US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was prepared to mediate between claimants to the South China Sea, where five countries contest China's sweeping claims to the busy waterway.Since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has grown closer to China, Vietnam has emerged as China's main challenger in the region.

Trump lands in Philippines, offers to mediate on S.China Sea

In Vietnam earlier on Sunday, Trump said he was prepared to mediate in the dispute over the South China Sea, where four Southeast Asian countries and Taiwan contest China's sweeping claims to the busy waterway.15 PHOTOS
Everything you didn't know about Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte
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Duterte was born on March 28, 1945 in Maasin, Southern Leyte, Philippines.