SOUTH CHINA SEA TENSION
The United States will be looking to calm tensions stoked by recent Chinese oil drilling in disputed waters of the South China Sea at an upcoming meeting of the region's foreign ministers, a senior U.S. official said Monday.
Although the U.S. claims neutrality in the disputes, China is unlikely to respond favorably.
Secretary of State John Kerry's trip in Myanmar, starting Saturday, comes after China angered Vietnam by deploying a deep-sea oil rig for two months near islands claimed by both countries.
Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel…
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