She made the statement at the ministry’s regular press conference in Hanoi, in response to reporters’ queries regarding the conditions of Vietnamese people living in France in the face of protests in the European country.
Upon the occurrence of the protests, the Embassy of Vietnam in France has kept a close watch on the situation and assigned personnel to watch a hotline to promptly assist Vietnamese citizens in case of difficulties, she said.
The French Ministry of Interior announced that to date, no foreigners have been affected in the incidents, she added.
Hang noted that the MoFA has instructed the Vietnamese Embassy in France to continue to closely follow the situation and contact local authorised agencies to obtain information and be ready to conduct citizen protection if necessary, as well as apply appropriate measures to warn Vietnamese citizens not to travel to locations of the protests.
In case of emergency, it is recommended to contact the hotline of the Vietnamese Embassy 33 0144 146 400 or the citizen protection hotline 84 981 848 484.