Hanoi [Vietnam], November 12 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump has offered to serve as a mediator on the South China Sea territorial disputes, as he met with Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Hanoi.
He acknowledged China's position on the South China Sea, and said he knew Vietnam had a dispute with China over the strategic waterways, adding, "I am a very good mediator and a very good arbitrator and am willing to help," the local media reported.
Trump was speaking to Quang at the start of their meetings in Hanoi.
Trump added he hoped Russia would also "be a tremendous help."
He had visited Beijing last week and met Chinese President Xi Jinping. (ANI)