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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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Vietnam chairs UNSC open debate on Middle East situation Vietnam chairs UNSC open debate on Middle East situation
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on January 21 held a periodic open debate on the Middle East situation, including Palestine, under the chair of Vietnam.
Eighth session of 14th-tenure National Assembly closes Eighth session of 14th-tenure National Assembly closes
The eighth session of the 14th National Assembly wrapped up in Hanoi on November 27 after 28 days of sitting.
Vietnam-Cambodia supplementary treaty on boundary delimitation in 2019: important landmarks of boundary settlement Vietnam-Cambodia supplementary treaty on boundary delimitation in 2019: important landmarks of boundary settlement
On October 5, 2019, Vietnam and Cambodia signed the two legal agreements on recognizing 84 percent of the delimitated and demarcated boundary land between the two countries. This article highlights the process of the Vietnam-Cambodia boundary settlement in accordance with international law.
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.
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 Australia to strengthen strategic partnership Vietnam, Australia to strengthen strategic partnership
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has recently responded to the questions of the Vietnam News Agency about his forthcoming visit to Vietnam.
New laws that take effect on the first of July New laws that take effect on the first of July
These include the Law on Competition, Law on Anti-Corruption, Law on the People's Public Security Forces, Law on Special Amnesty, Law on Vietnam Coast Guard, and Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Higher Education
Chinas vessels halt survey in Vietnams exclusive economic zone China’s vessels halt survey in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone
China’s survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8 had halted its geological survey activities in Vietnam’s UNCLOS-defined exclusive economic zone and southeastern continental shelf on August 7, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on August 8.
Vietnam respects fully implements UNCLOS 1982 Vietnam respects, fully implements UNCLOS 1982
Vietnam actively participated in the negotiation process and building of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and has made significant efforts in enforcing the pact.
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).

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