Trump offers to mediate in South China Sea dispute

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on a visit to Vietnam 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.
Vietnam has become the most vocal opponent of China’s claims and its construction and militarisation of artificial islands in the sea, through which about $3-trillion in goods pass each year.
“If I can help mediate or arbitrate, please let me know,” Trump said in comments ..
 
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