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USA reiterates support for Vietnam

1st June 2015 - 09:45 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong

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During a three-day visit to Vietnam US Defense Secretary Ash Carter reiterated a pledge of US$18 million in financial aid for the purchase of five US-built patrol boats. 

The patrol boats, made by Louisiana-based firm Metal Shark, and will help Vietnam patrol territorial waters. 

The US delivery ...

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