A set of postage stamps to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of Giap Van Cuong (1921-1990) - the first admiral of the Vietnam Navy – known as the 'General of Truong Sa (Spratly)”, has been issued by the Ministry of Information and Communications.
The Hoang Sa Museum, on the coast of Son Tra peninsula, Da Nang City, is a unique site preserving documents and other artefacts about Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.
PM Pham Minh Chinh raised proposals to effectively tackle challenges to maritime security while addressing the high-level open debate on “Enhancing Maritime Security – A Case for International Cooperation” of the UNSC, held virtually on August 9.
China’s military exercise in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago area violated Vietnam’s sovereignty over the islands and went counter to the spirit of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC),
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son attended a video conference between his counterparts in ASEAN and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday, with issues on the agenda ranging from COVID-19 to the East Sea and Myanmar.
The international community has continuously called on parties concerned to follow international practices and rules, especially the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) amid the complicated developments in the East Sea.
Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu on July 12 issued a statement calling on relevant sides to comply with the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)’s ruling in settling disputes in the East Sea.