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Vietnam places high priority on defence and security co-operation

Vietnam places high priority on defence and security co-operation

VOV.VN - During the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020, Vietnam will place great importance on stepping up defence and security co-operation within the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) framework, according to Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh.

EU Ambassador voices concern over unilateral actions in East Sea

EU Ambassador voices concern over unilateral actions in East Sea

The EU is committed to the legal order for the seas and oceans based upon international law, maritime security and cooperation, as well as the freedom of navigation and overflight, in the interest of all states, EU Ambassador to ASEAN Igor Driesmans told a Vietnam News Agency reporter in Jakarta on April 25.

Workshop on maritime domain awareness in Tokyo

Workshop on maritime domain awareness in Tokyo

VOV.VN - Vietnam and Japan co-chaired the second ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) workshop on international cooperation on maritime domain awareness in Tokyo on February 20, with the attendance of experts from ARF member nations and representatives of relevant Japanese ministries and agencies.

Vietnam marks 25th anniversary of UNCLOS’s entry into force

Vietnam marks 25th anniversary of UNCLOS’s entry into force

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a ceremony in Hanoi on November 14 to mark the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and Vietnam’s membership of the treaty.

Vietnam attends 26th ASEAN Region Forum

Vietnam attends 26th ASEAN Region Forum

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended the 26th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in Bangkok on August 2, within the framework of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings.

Workshop on implementing UNCLOS to address sea-based challenges

Workshop on implementing UNCLOS to address sea-based challenges

The ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) workshop on implementing the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and other international instruments towards address emerging maritime issues was held in Nha Trang city in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on February 26.

Seventh Vietnam-RoK defence policy dialogue

Seventh Vietnam-RoK defence policy dialogue

VOV.VN - Deputy Minister of National Defence Nguyen Chi Vinh and his RoK counterpart Suh Choo-suk co-chaired the seventh defence policy dialogue between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) in Ho Chi Minh City on December 10.

ARF emphasises importance of non-militarisation in East Sea

ARF emphasises importance of non-militarisation in East Sea

Foreign ministers attending the ASEAN Regional Forum (AFF) in Singapore on August 4 emphasised the importance of non-militarization and self-restraint in the conduct of all activities by claimants and all other states and reaffirmed the importance of maintaining freedom of navigation in and overflight above the East Sea.

FM Pham Binh Minh attends related meetings of AMM-51

FM Pham Binh Minh attends related meetings of AMM-51

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended the 19th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, the eighth East Asia Summit (EAS) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and the 25th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in Singapore on August 4.

ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conferences with Partners held in Singapore

ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conferences with Partners held in Singapore

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh led a delegation to attend the ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conference sessions with its partners, namely Japan, China, Russia and New Zealand, held in Singapore on August 2 within the framework of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51).