VOV.VN - Vietnam requests that China respects its sovereignty over the Hoang (Spratly) islands, and do not repeat similar violations, has said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
Since its official establishment in 1967, the Assocation of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has obtained several achievements.
Prof. Vladimir Kolotov from the Saint Petersburg State University has said Vietnam, in its capacity as ASEAN Chair, played an active role in seeking solutions to basic issues faced by the region at the 36th ASEAN Summit.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed on June 26 that both China and the US are major partners of many organisations and countries in the world, including the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Vietnam.
VOV.VN - ASEAN leaders underscored the need to uphold the rule of law in settling East Sea disputes, while discussing regional and international issues of mutual concern at their 36th summit in Hanoi on June 26.
VOV.VN - ASEAN is set to continue encountering a range of complex security challenges in hot spots such as the East Sea, internationally known as South China Sea, the Korean Peninsula, and the Middle East.
VOV.VN - The Belgium-Vietnam Friendship Association has proclaimed their support for the Vietnamese people and has called on members of the international community ramp up pressure to stop unilateral actions which cause tension in the East Sea, whilst moving to quickly find solutions aimed at settling disputes in line with international law.
Dr. Le Hong Hiep from the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore has said China’s recent acts in the East Sea has made the regional situation more tense and uncertain, thus hindering negotiations on a Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC).
VOV.VN -Amidst failure to comply with the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, regardless of the continued negative reaction internationally, China continues to pursue course of actions that go against international rules and convention in the East Sea, known globally as the South China Sea.
VOV.VN - The latest move by China to establish two districts in Vietnamese sovereign territory on the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes is illegal, will serve only to escalate tensions, and is poised to badly affect negotiations regarding the Code of Conduct in the East Sea, according to a local legal expert.
VOV.VN - Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son and First Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia Vladimir Titov have expressed satisfaction with the positive development of the comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russia in recent times.
VOV.VN - A high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security led by Minister of Public Security General To Lam on February 15 paid a courtesy visit to the Sultan of Brunei, Haji Hassanal Bolkiah.
While the world saw profound instability in 2019, the Pacific – Asia region proved to be the leading region in terms of economic integration, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh has said.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and visiting Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi consented to step up future cooperation across the board during their talks in Hanoi on December 23.
VOV.VN - An International conference discussing challenges and perspectives in the East Sea (internationally known as South China Sea) has recently opened in New Delhi, India.
Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich addressed an ASEAN ministers’ meeting with partners on November 18, describing trust as the most important for countries to cooperate substantively and sincerely in dealing with security challenges in the region.
VOV.VN - Legal experts accentuated the provisions of international law on peaceful settlement of disputes in the South China Sea (known as the East Sea in Vietnam), prohibiting the threat or use of force in international law at the 11th South China Sea International Conference, which closed in Hanoi on November 7.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc praised the US as one of the longest-standing partners of ASEAN and its commitments to the regional bloc at the seventh ASEAN – US Summit which was held in Bangkok on November 4, within the framework of the ongoing 35th ASEAN Summit and related meetings.
VOV.VN - Vietnam received the ASEAN Chairmanship for 2020 from Thailand on November 4 at the 35th ASEAN Summit. During the one-year tenure starting on January 1, Vietnam will be tasked with outlining orientations for the regional bloc to enhance connectivity and overcome challenges.