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Thursday, December 3, 2020
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VN responds to US Embassys removal of islands from map graphic VN responds to US Embassy’s removal of islands from map graphic
Vietnam’s affirmation of its sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) islands has been conveyed consistently, Vietnamese foreign ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on September 17.
Vietnam welcomes East Sea stance in line with intl law Vietnam welcomes East Sea stance in line with int'l law
The Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on July 15 issued a statement, saying that Vietnam welcomes other countries’ stance on the East Sea (internationally known as the South China Sea) issue in line with international law.
Vietnam opposes Chinas illegal activities in East Sea Vietnam opposes China's illegal activities in East Sea
Foreign ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang made the statement on Jun 11 during a briefing in Hanoi in response to reports from vessel tracking software and satellite imagery indicating a Chinese ship might be conducting installing undersea cables in the area.
South China Sea amid COVID-19 pandemic South China Sea amid COVID-19 pandemic
Facing the COVID-19 pandemic, the claimant States in the South China Sea (also known as the East Sea) confront with another virus on the maritime front. It’s the virus on expansion of claim and intimidation. After having successfully controlled the coronavirus, China has undertaken a series of actions to establish its administration over the whole East Sea. The actions are various from fisheries to maritime surveys, diplomatic notes, establishing new districts, naming shoals to coercion. Chinese victims are not limited to only one country but also Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and even Indonesia.
Chinas notes at UN inconsistent with intl law: Deputy spokesperson China’s notes at UN inconsistent with int’l law: Deputy spokesperson
China’s circulation of a number of diplomatic notes at the United Nations that raise unreasonable sovereignty claims over Vietnam’s Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos as well as maritime claims in the East Sea runs counter to the provisions of the 1982 UNCLOS, an official said on April 23.
Vietnam strongly protests establishment of so-called Sansha city Vietnam strongly protests establishment of so-called Sansha city
Vietnam strongly protests the establishment of the so-called “Sansha city” and related acts as they seriously violated Vietnam’s sovereignty, the spokesperson of Vietnam’s Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang said on April 19.
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman speaks about support for Vietnamese abroad to return home Foreign Ministry spokeswoman speaks about support for Vietnamese abroad to return home
Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said over the past time, the Foreign Ministry has worked with Vietnamese representative agencies abroad, and domestic and foreign agencies to help nearly 1,500 Vietnamese citizens return home safely.
Vietnam adjusts entry regulations based on non-discriminatory principles Vietnam adjusts entry regulations based on non-discriminatory principles
Adjustments to Vietnam’s entry regulations amid the rapid and complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic are based on the principle of non-discrimination, said spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang on March 20.
Foreign ministry informs entry-exit policies for foreigners over COVID-19 Foreign ministry informs entry-exit policies for foreigners over COVID-19
Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang on March 14 answered reporters’ queries about entry and exit policies for foreigners who are subject to temporary suspension of entry into Vietnam within 30 days from 12:00 on March 15, 2020.
VN affirms sovereignty following Chinas airship deployment to East Sea VN affirms sovereignty following China's airship deployment to East Sea
Vietnam foreign affairs spokeswoman on December 5 reaffirmed the country’s sovereignty over the Spratly Islands after images showing an airship deployed above the China-occupied Mischief Reef.

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