Japan also agreed to provide two large patrol ships and lend up to five used surveillance aircraft to the Philippines
Philippine leader says figher jets like F-16s of no use to him
Ties had recently "sunk to a low edge for reasons everyone knows", China's official said
"Several leaders remained seriously concerned over recent developments in the South China Sea," said the draft of a statement.
"The tone of the meeting was quite friendly and emphasized peace and security within the region."
They agreed to strengthen cooperation to ensure a peaceful resolution of the South China Sea dispute
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South China Sea, economic integration, Zika top summit agenda
The United States warned in June of "actions" if Beijing extended its military expansion to the Scarborough Shoal.
The U.S. "continues to call on China and the Philippines to abide by the tribunal’s recent decision which is final...
"unless they respect and recognize the arbitral tribunal, they will be the losers at the end of that day on this matter...
"Recent worrying developments" there "have had a negative impact on the security environment of the region, the country's president said...
French President's visit is expected to help to boost military ties between France and Vietnam.
"It can be used for maritime security operations but it's not for combat," Philippine coastguard chief said
Independence Day speech focuses on sovereignty, job creation