Updated: 05/21/2014 18:54 | By Agence France-Presse

China 'seriously threatened peace' in South China Sea: Vietnam PM

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said Wednesday China's placing of an oil rig in contested South China Sea waters had "seriously threatened peace".


China 'seriously threatened peace' in South China Sea: Vietnam PM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino (right) greets Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung at the Malacanang Palace in Manila, on May 21, 2014 - by Aaron Favila

Speaking in Manila after meeting Philippine President Benigno Aquino, Dung said both leaders agreed China's decision to deploy the rig this month was one of its many illegal actions in the sea.

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