Vietnam has demanded China to withdraw its survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8 and escort ships out of Vietnam’s territorial waters, the Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said on August 16.
Vietnam has once again demanded that China respect its sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes in response to China’s live-fire drills and construction plan in Hoang Sa.
Vietnam has called on countries to continue making active and practical contributions to the maintenance of peace and stability as well as respect and implement relevant international legal obligations on territorial waters and oceans.
Vietnam once again resolutely opposes Taiwan (China)’s live-fire drills around Ba Binh (Itu Aba) island in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and demands that it refrain from such actions in the future.
The Party and State attach importance to the maintenance and development of stable friendship and cooperation with neighbouring countries, making this a top priority in Vietnam's foreign policy, said Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung.
An international workshop on “Emerging Security Order in Indo-Pacific: Issues & Challenges” took place in New Delhi, India from July 14-15.
Vietnam has full legal foundation and historical evidence of its sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagoes, which are in line with international law.
Around 80 delegates from foreign missions, Vietnamese agencies, and academics gathered at the third Ocean Dialogue, to discuss the international law on the East Sea, which opened in Hanoi on June 11th.
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang condemned Taiwan (China)’s violations of Vietnam’s sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago during a press conference in Hanoi on May 31st.
International law holds an important role in maintaining peace and stability in the East Sea, heard the ninth East Sea International Conference which ended in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has affirmed that China’s statement on halting fishing activities for a limited period in the waters belonging to Vietnam’s sovereignty is valueless.
As asserted many times before, Vietnam has sufficient legal ground and historical evidence affirming its sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, stated Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
Taiwan’s live-fire drills on the Ba Binh island, which forms part of Viet Nam’s Truong Sa archipelago, seriously encroached upon Viet Nam’s sovereignty over the island, said Vietnamese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh.
An American-Vietnamese collector, Tran Thang, has donated the Pattie De La Conchinchine, an 1827 map, to the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Island District of Hoang Sa Museum in Da Nang City.
The concern and worries of millions of Vietnamese in recent days was focused on the life of the military pilots after the two consecutive plane crashes.
On May 9th, the Binh Phuoc Radio and Television Station, the headquarters of the Binh Phuoc provincial Border Guard and the Bu Gia Map district People’s Committee co-hosted the 15th “Love songs in border area” program.
Vietnam has asked China not to conduct oil drilling and promptly pull its Haiyang Shiyou 981 drilling rig out of the mouth of the Gulf of Tonkin, Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Le Hai Binh said on January 19th 2016.