SINGAPORE – Vietnam appears to have made no progress in getting the U.S. to lift its lethal weapons ban against the country, even though Vietnam is no longer China’s ally and is involved in a bitter spat with China over territorial claims in the South China Sea. "There has not yet been any sign of progress. If we can [reach an agreement on the sale of U.S. weapons to Vietnam] it will be good for building mutual trust," Vietnam’s deputy defense minister, Senior Lt. ...
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