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cnn: Vietnamese protesters target Chinese embassy

Published Date Written by Zoe Li and Euan McKirdy, CNN

(CNN) -- Hundreds of protestors took to the streets in Vietnam Sunday as territorial disputes escalated tensions between the communist state and its neighbor China.

A rally which drew around a thousand protesters in Hanoi focused local ire on the Chinese embassy, while smaller protests in Danang

and Ho Chi Minh City echoed the anti-Chinese sentiment emanating from the political capital.
The demonstrations were sparked by what Vietnam says were intimidatory tactics involving China's deployment of a deep-sea drilling platform in disputed waters in the South China Sea.

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