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Rule of law must be upheld in East Sea

Rule of law must be upheld in East Sea

VOV.VN - China has recently stepped up its illegal claims in the East Sea but a number of countries have voiced their support for freedom of navigation, rejected China’s claims in the East Sea, and called for international law to be upheld.

US rejects China’s unlawful sovereign claims in East Sea

US rejects China’s unlawful sovereign claims in East Sea

VOV.VN - The US Department of State on July 13 released a statement, rejecting China’s claims to offshore resources across most of the South China Sea (known as East Sea in Vietnam) and its bullying campaign, describing them ‘completely unlawful’.

36th ASEAN Summit releases Chairman’s Statement

36th ASEAN Summit releases Chairman’s Statement

VOV.VN - The 36th ASEAN Summit held in Hanoi on June 26 released the Chairman’s Statement, affirming the grouping’s determination to enhance unity, cooperation and solidarity to overcome difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and realize the goal of building the ASEAN Community by 2025.

US expert believes collective action needed to address East Sea issue

US expert believes collective action needed to address East Sea issue

VOV.VN - The pathway to settle the ongoing sovereignty disputes in the East Sea, also known as the South China Sea, requires the close co-operation of concerned parties in order to press China into stopping their illegal activities in the sea, a leading security expert from the Unites States has suggested.

Vietnam advised to get stronger int’l support in East Sea issues

Vietnam advised to get stronger int’l support in East Sea issues

Vietnam should make greater efforts to get stronger support from the international community in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam) issues and hold more activities similar to South China Sea International Conferences, a leading foreign expert has suggested.

US senators oppose China’s actions in South China Sea

US senators oppose China’s actions in South China Sea

Ely Ratner, former Deputy National Security Advisor to former Vice President Joe Biden has posted on his Twitter a letter of four US senators opposing China’s actions in the South China Sea and urging Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to ensure that China’s aggressive and expansionist behavior in the South China Sea is a top priority in his discussions at the ASEAN Regional Forum in Bangkok.

Duterte aligns Philippines with China, says US has lost

Duterte aligns Philippines with China, says US has lost

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his "separation" from the United States on October 20, declaring he had realigned with China as the two agreed to resolve their South China Sea dispute through talks.

Tensions over South China Sea belie summit cordiality

Tensions over South China Sea belie summit cordiality

The Philippines said on September 7 it was "gravely concerned" that Chinese boats were preparing to build structures at a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, shattering an appearance of cordiality at an Asian summit in Laos.

Japan, China to hold summit meeting amid island row

Japan, China to hold summit meeting amid island row

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on September 5, the Japanese government said, the first such meeting in more than a year as Asia's two largest countries are locked in a territorial dispute.