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General Ngo Xuan Lich: National borders are sacred and inviolable

General Ngo Xuan Lich: National borders are sacred and inviolable

VOV.VN - Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich on May 21 presented a revised bill on Vietnamese borders at the current National Assembly session, stating that the bill needs to be enacted in order to protect the nation’s borders which should be viewed as both sacred and inviolable.

Chinese actions in East Sea detrimental to COC negotiations

Chinese actions in East Sea detrimental to COC negotiations

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.

Vietnam objects to Taiwan’s live-fire drill on Ba Binh Island

Vietnam objects to Taiwan’s live-fire drill on Ba Binh Island

VOV.VN - Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang has voiced Vietnam’s strong opposition to Taiwan (China)’s live-fire drill around Ba Binh (Itu Aba) island, part of Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, asking it not to repeat similar actions in the future.

Vietnamese, Chinese defence ministers witness joint patrol

Vietnamese, Chinese defence ministers witness joint patrol

Defence Minister Gen. Phung Quang Thanh and his Chinese counterpart Chang Wanquan performed the rituals of saluting territorial sovereignty marker 1223 and witnessed a joint patrol of the two countries’ border soldiers in Chi Ma border gate in Lang Son province, on March 29.

PM urges all people’s involvement in sovereignty protection

PM urges all people’s involvement in sovereignty protection

The Prime Minister on January 9 issued a directive calling on the entire political system, agencies at all levels and the masses to join efforts to manage and safeguard the nation’s territorial sovereignty and border security.

Laos concerned about East Sea tensions

Laos concerned about East Sea tensions

(VOV) - The Laos Ministry of Foreign Affairs on June 23 expressed concern about the escalated tension in the East Sea and asked parties concerned to exercise restraint and avoid further actions that may complicate the situation in the region.

National sovereignty is sacred, inviolable: Deputy PM

National sovereignty is sacred, inviolable: Deputy PM

(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai on June 7 affirmed once again that Vietnam, with its pride and dignity of a sovereign nation, will never accept an exchange of its independence and sovereignty for anything and remains undaunted by threats or coercion.

Vietnam thanks Japan for East Sea support

Vietnam thanks Japan for East Sea support

(VOV) - Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh thanked Japan for supporting Vietnam in defending territorial sovereignty, while receiving Japan's National Security Secretariat cabinet councillor Major-General Jun Nagashima in Hanoi on June 6.

US supports legal action against China in East Sea dispute

US supports legal action against China in East Sea dispute

(VOV) - The White House said on May 22 the US would support Vietnam’s use of legal action against China to settle a territorial dispute following China’s illegal placement of its drilling rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 in the East Sea.

Stance on sovereignty over sea and islands reaffirmed

Stance on sovereignty over sea and islands reaffirmed

(VOV) - The Vietnamese Party and State affirm the consistent standpoint of safeguarding independence and national territorial sovereignty, and settling disputes by peaceful means in accordance with international law.