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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.

Vietnam refutes China’s sovereign claims in East Sea

Vietnam refutes China’s sovereign claims in East Sea

VOV.VN - Vietnam has circulated a note at the United Nations rejecting China’s sovereign claims over the Paracel and Spratly archipelagoes in the East Sea and reasserted both groups of islands are under Vietnam’s sovereignty.

China’s administrative activity in East Sea null and void

China’s administrative activity in East Sea null and void

VOV.VN - China recently announced the establishment of two districts to govern two major groups of islands and their adjacent waters in the East Sea. The move appears to be null and void taking into consideration the fundamental principle of international law.

Vietnam, Australia discuss bilateral co-operation in COVID-19 fight

Vietnam, Australia discuss bilateral co-operation in COVID-19 fight

VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh and Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne on April 16 discussed by phone bilateral and regional co-operation moving forward amid increasingly complicated developments of the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.

Vietnam,EU expect early implementation of EVFTA,EVIPA

Vietnam,EU expect early implementation of EVFTA,EVIPA

VOV.VN - Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister To Anh Dung has proposed the early implementation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).

Vietnam, India greatly value time-honoured relationship

Vietnam, India greatly value time-honoured relationship

VOV.VN - Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh and Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu affirmed their recognition of great importance to the long-standing friendship between Vietnam and India during their talks in New Delhi on February 12.