Aquino hopeful of resolving islands row with China

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SINGAPORE — Philippine President Benigno Aquino yesterday said he was hopeful of a peaceful resolution to his country’s territorial dispute with China after holding informal talks with his counterpart Xi Jinping last week, where the two sides pledged to find a constructive solution to the issue.

Mr Aquino met Mr Xi last week on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, where they discussed, among other issues, the row over parts of the South China Sea that has soured relations between the two countries.

 

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