The 8th Ocean Dialogue took place in Hanoi on June 29 under the theme “40th Anniversary of UNCLOS: Promoting maritime cooperation in Southeast Asia”.
The information from a Chinese military magazine confirming Vietnam is building a maritime militia is untrue, and Vietnam completely denies it.
Vietnam always opposes and does not accept all claims in the East Sea that are inconsistent with international law, including the 1982 UNCLOS, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang said on January 14.
The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)'s ruling has been an irrevocable part of history. It will act as a “guide” for countries involved in the struggle for an order based on rules and not on “force creating justice.”
Vietnam called for promoting the awareness and enforcement of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) while attending a plenary meeting at the UN General Assembly’s 76th session on December 7.
Vietnam has shown its resolute objection to Taiwan’s military exercises in the territorial waters around Ba Binh island belonging to Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang shared information about issues of public concern during its regular press conference via teleconference on October 7.
Australia and France ministers have voiced serious concerns about the situation in the East Sea and called for all disputes to be resolved in a peaceful manner in accordance with international law,
In 2016, Dr. Nguyen Hong Thao became the first Vietnamese to be appointed as a member of the United Nations’ International Law Commission, for the term 2017-2021.
On July 21 (New York time), the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations (UN) hosted an online meeting of the Group of Friends on the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
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.
The international community has long benefited from the rules-based maritime order, where international law, as reflected in UNCLOS, sets out the legal framework for all activities in the oceans and seas, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne has affirmed Australia’s position which is guided by principled support for international law and the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
International researchers and experts while attending a recent teleconference reaffirmed the value of the 2016 ruling on the East Sea by the Permanent Court on Arbitration (PCA).
A Group of Friends on the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), an initiative by Vietnam and Germany, was launched at a New York event on June 30,