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Friday, November 22, 2019
Tags: peaceful measures
Significant values of UNCLOS to Vietnams maritime strategy Significant values of UNCLOS to Vietnam’s maritime strategy
November 16, 2019, is the 25th anniversary of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The Convention is one of the most important achievements of international law and the United Nations in the 20th century and continues to assert its role as the “Constitution of the seas and oceans” in the 21st century.
Vietnamese Kazakhstani top legislators hold talks Vietnamese, Kazakhstani top legislators hold talks
Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan held talks with Chairman of the Mazhilis (lower house) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Nurlan Nigmatulin on November 14, following a welcome ceremony held for the guest the same day.
Vietnam rejects Chinas statement on sovereignty over Truong Sa islands Vietnam rejects China’s statement on sovereignty over Truong Sa islands
Vietnam rejects all contents of the statement made by the Chinese spokesperson on sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago on November 8.
Respect for international law crucial in East Sea Respect for international law crucial in East Sea
Experts and policymakers agreed that the rule of law and respect for international law are central principles in handling the South China Sea (known as East Sea in Vietnam) issue at an international conference that began on July 6 in Hanoi.
All nations must uphold the rule of law in the East Sea All nations must uphold the rule of law in the East Sea
In a recent interview with Vietnam News Agency, Nguyen Manh Dong, head of the Maritime Affairs Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ National Border Committee, reiterated Vietnam’s consistent policy that all international disputes, including those in the South China Sea (known in Vietnam as the East Sea), must be resolved by peaceful means as regulated in the Charter of the United Nations and the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
Vietnam consistently exercises safeguards sovereignty by peaceful measures Vietnam consistently exercises, safeguards sovereignty by peaceful measures
The Tu Chinh reef (internationally known as Vanguard Bank) is located in Vietnam’s 200-nautical-mile exclusive economic zone and completely belongs to the country, defined in line with the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (1982 UNCLOS).
Vietnam resolved to fight violations of its sea areas: spokeswoman Vietnam resolved to fight violations of its sea areas: spokeswoman
Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang reaffirmed on July 16 Vietnam’s resolve to peacefully struggle against violations of its sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction over its sea areas.
Vietnam Japan seek to enhance strategic partnership Vietnam, Japan seek to enhance strategic partnership
With a strong foundation established over the past 45 years and a common vision for the future, cooperation between Japan and ASEAN countries would reach new heights, said Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.
PM Phuc meets Chinese Party chief and President Xi Jinping in Beijing PM Phuc meets Chinese Party chief and President Xi Jinping in Beijing
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with General Secretary of the Communist Party of China and President of China Xi Jinping in Beijing on April 25.
Vietnam-Romania joint statement emphasizes important partners Vietnam-Romania joint statement emphasizes important partners
Vietnam and Romania are each other’s important partner as said a joint statement issued at the end of the official visit to Romania from April 14-16 made by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the invitation of Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila.

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