However, Vietnam still tried, thinking that the prospect of a Vietnam – Soviet Union could change China ‘s mind, so on June 8, 1977, on the way home from Moscow. Pham Van Dong again stopped in Beijing. This time, thanks to asking first, Pham Van Dong was welcomed by Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Ly Tien Niem. Biker when life throws you a curve lean into it poster. But Pham Van Dong had yet to say anything about the aid issue. Ly Tien Niem had made a long list of complaints and protests.