east sea conflict
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Vietnam welcomes other countries’ stance on the East Sea issue in line with international law, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on July 15.
China has re-deployed its Haiyang Shiyou 981 oil rig near Vietnamese waters at a time that coincided with the NA's election of new leaders. It could be supposed that the move is a test for Vietnam’s new leadership?
VietNamNet Bridge – Colonel Le Thanh Van - Deputy Commander, Chief of Staff of Navy Region 3 - at a meeting held by the Navy Region 3 on December 16, said China was trying to create new fishing areas in the East Sea.
Thorny matters stemming from the East Sea situation relating to on-the-spot developments, military strategies and international law application were raised during an international conference held in Vung Tau on November 23-24.