Vietnam wants more fun and games in Spratlys
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Vietnam wants to conduct more friendly engagements with the Philippines following the successful holding of ball games and other sports activities on Wednesday in Parola Island (Northeast Cay) in the West Philippine Sea. “They (Vietnamese Navy troops) were encouraged by the results and they would like to have a follow-on,” Philippine Navy spokesperson Col. Edgard Arevalo said yesterday. “The information that we had was they were very happy about the turnout of the activity and they would like to have another similar event,” Arevalo said. The Navy-to-Navy engagement was held in the Philippines-occupied territory in the Kalayaan Island Group.
Balana, C. D. (2015 May 29). Vietnam wants more fun and games in Spratlys. Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. A3
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