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Sunday, June 7, 2020
Tags: South China Sea
Vietnams diplomacy achievements in 2019 Vietnam’s diplomacy achievements in 2019
While the world saw profound global instability in 2019, the Pacific-Asia area proved to be the leading region in terms of economic integration, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Phạm Bình Minh has said.
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.
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.
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 ready to join in building strong resilient ASEAN: PM Vietnam ready to join in building strong, resilient ASEAN: PM
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc gave an interview to The Nation newspaper of Thailand while attending the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok on June 22 and 23, highlighting Vietnam’s willingness to join other members to build a strong and resilient ASEAN.
Vietnam Netherlands issue joint statement Vietnam, Netherlands issue joint statement
Vietnam and the Netherlands have issued a joint statement on the official visit to Vietnam by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on April 9 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
PM proposes ocean data sharing at World Economic Forum 2019 PM proposes ocean data sharing at World Economic Forum 2019
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 23 proposed the World Economic Forum collaborate with partners to create a global network to share ocean data.
Vietnam Belgium promote cooperation in multiple fields Vietnam, Belgium promote cooperation in multiple fields
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Belgian counterpart Charles Michel have agreed to accelerate cooperation in numerous fields during the PM’s official four-day visit to Belgium starting from October 16.

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