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International community denounces China’s behaviors in East Sea

International community denounces China’s behaviors in East Sea

VOV.VN - Vietnam and the international community have strongly opposed a brazen decision by the Chinese Ministry of Civil Affairs to establish new districts called “Xisha” and “Nansha” in “Sansha city” to administer the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos, which are part of Vietnam’s sovereign territory.

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.

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 should sue China, say scholars

Vietnam should sue China, say scholars

(VOV) - Vietnam should sue China for misinterpreting and misusing the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), using force to possess another country’s territory, and violating the legitimate rights and interests of Vietnam.