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Vietnam, Laos seek to bolster all-around cooperation

Vietnam, Laos seek to bolster all-around cooperation

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith have shared information and experience in novel coronavirus (COVOID-19) prevention and control, and exchanged views on a range of measures to step up comprehensive cooperation.

Vietnam takes on Chairmanship of ASEAN Committee in Bern

Vietnam takes on Chairmanship of ASEAN Committee in Bern

VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Ambassador to Switzerland Le Linh Lan received the Chairmanship of the ASEAN Committee in Bern (ACB) during an online meeting held in Bern on July 2, the first event of the committee since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Switzerland.

ASEAN, China agree to go ahead with East Sea negotiations

ASEAN, China agree to go ahead with East Sea negotiations

VOV.VN - ASEAN and China have reaffirmed their commitments to fully and seriously implementing the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) and soon resuming negotiations on the Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC).

ASEAN member states discuss important cooperation issues

ASEAN member states discuss important cooperation issues

Deputy Prime Miniter and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh chaired the Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (IAMM), the 21st ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), and the 26th ASEAN Coordinating Council Meeting, which were held online in Hanoi on June 24.

Vietnamese and Malaysian PMs talk bilateral cooperation

Vietnamese and Malaysian PMs talk bilateral cooperation

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Malaysian counterpart Muhyiddin Yassin discussed cooperation between the two nations and regional and international issues of common concern during their phone talks on June 23.

Vietnam raises voice over US letter to UN regarding East Sea

Vietnam raises voice over US letter to UN regarding East Sea

VOV.VN - Vietnam has registered their interest after several member states of the United Nations circulated documents expressing their view regarding the recent situation in the East Sea, internationally known as South China Sea.

Vietnam, China discuss bilateral cooperation, border issues

Vietnam, China discuss bilateral cooperation, border issues

Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung, Vietnam’s general secretary of the Steering Committee for Vietnam–China Bilateral Cooperation, held an online conference with the committee’s Chinese general secretary – Deputy Foreign Minister Luo Zhaohui on May 29

Friendship Association opposes unilateral actions that cause East Sea tensions

Friendship Association opposes unilateral actions that cause East Sea tensions

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.

Vietnam rejects China’s “Four Sha” claims in East Sea

Vietnam rejects China’s "Four Sha" claims in East Sea

In late 2019 and early 2020 China announced its “Four-Sha” sovereignty claims over the East Sea in two diplomatic notes sent to the UN Secretary-General, with the aim of replacing the so-called “nine-dash line” that had been previously rejected by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA).

Vietnam refutes China’s fishing ban in East Sea

Vietnam refutes China’s fishing ban in East Sea

VOV.VN - Vietnam has sufficient historical and legal evidence to assert its sovereignty over the Paracel (Hoang Sa) and Spratly (Truong Sa) archipelagoes in the East Sea ( internationally known as South China Sea).

VINAFISH raises strong objection to illegal Chinese actions

VINAFISH raises strong objection to illegal Chinese actions

VOV.VN - The Vietnam Fisheries Society (VINAFISH) on May 4 sent a document to the Government Office, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Affairs stating their opposition to China’s promulgation of regulations relating to a fishing ban in the East Sea in 2020.

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.

US condemns China's recent actions in East Sea

US condemns China's recent actions in East Sea

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on April 23 criticised recent actions of China in the East Sea, including its announcement of the establishment of “Xisha district” (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district” (Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) within the so-called “Sansha city,” and China coast guard vessel's sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat.

Questions surround purpose of China establishing “Xisha” and “Nansha"

Questions surround purpose of China establishing "Xisha" and "Nansha"

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.