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Wednesday May 14, 2014 MYT 3:57:14 PM
BEIJING (Reuters) - China called Vietnam a "provocateur" on Tuesday and expressed concern after thousands rampaged in industrial zones in the country's south following protests against Chinese oil drilling in a disputed part of the South China Sea.
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters at a daily press briefing that China had made representations to Vietnam and enacted unspecified emergency mechanisms to provide security to Chinese companies.
(Reporting by Megha Rajagopalan, Writing by Michael Martina; Editing by Nick Macfie)
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