Trump's surprise proposal to insert himself into the decades-long row risked a backlash from China, which has repeatedly said the United States has no role to play in what it insists is a series of bilateral issues.
Trump, while visiting Beijing last week as part of a five-nation Asia tour, personally asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help resolve the case of the three freshmen players arrested in Hangzhou, people familiar with the situation told the Washington Post on Monday.
Before leaving Hanoi, Trump told Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang that he was prepared to mediate between claimants to the South China Sea.
Advances should be made in Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations, implementation of key global industrial capacity cooperation projects, financial cooperation between China and ASEAN, he added. Taiwan and four ASEAN nations - Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Brunei - have competing claims.
"The South China Sea is better left untouched, nobody can afford to go to war". It's not yet clear whether they will be allowed to fly home with the rest of the UCLA traveling party this weekend after the Bruins open their season against Georgia Tech on Saturday in Shanghai. Duterte took steps to thaw frosty relations with China after he won the presidency past year.
Mr Trump on Sunday also risked angering China, which he has sought as an ally in curbing North Korea's nuclear ambitions, by offering to mediate in a dispute over Beijing's claims to sovereignty in the South China Sea.
"China is to work with ASEAN countries to maintain peace and stability, as well as development and prosperity in the South China Sea region", Xi told Duterte as quoted by the official Xinhua news agency.
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Xi assured him of China's peaceful intentions in the strategic waterway, where Beijing, the Philippines, Vietnam and three other governments have overlapping claims, during a meeting in Danang, Vietnam, where they attended the annual APEC summit this week.
A separate statement to be issued after a meeting between the ASEAN leaders and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the approval last August of a framework for the code of conduct was "an important milestone", and both sides anticipated an early conclusion of the agreement.
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Australia was one of the countries, which are not claimants of the South China Sea, who called for a peaceful resolution on the maritime dispute.
"I am not saying there are no problems; I am saying it is getting better", he added.
Citing a source with firsthand knowledge of the investigation, ESPN reported the players could be in Hangzhou for "a week or two" while the situation is resolved.
At the same time, the currencies of the other major exporters weakened, exacerbating the disadvantage to US producers. The Russian ruble has fallen to new lows for this move, and currencies in South America are down very slightly.
But the 75-year-old former vice president has powerful military connections, having served as defence and state security minister. He also urged some party members to stop denigrating the military as it was causing despondency within the rank and file.
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Melgen", Arroyo-Maultsby said on Thursday following her dismissal. "I would've been fighting in that jury room". Menendez is accused of accepting lavish gifts and political contributions from Melgen, a Florida eye doctor.
The third round is slated for November 25 and November 26, while the quarterfinals will take place December 1 and December 2. MI will make its sixth tournament appearance overall and the first since 2012 after claiming the Big Ten Championship.
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