China requested to withdraw all ships from Vietnam’s EEZ

China requested to withdraw all ships from Vietnam’s EEZ

Friday, August 23, 2019, 07:55 (GMT+7)
Vietnam has demanded China to immediately stop violations, withdraw all vessels from Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and not have actions to increase tensions, complicate the situation, and threaten peace, stability and security in the East Sea and the region, the Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said

China asked to withdraw ships out of Vietnam’s territorial waters

China asked to withdraw ships out of Vietnam’s territorial waters

Saturday, August 17, 2019, 18:27 (GMT+7)
Vietnam has made contact with China to oppose its repeated serious violation and demand the country to withdraw its survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8 and escort ships out of Vietnam’s territorial waters, the Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said on August 16

Basic guidelines on the work of defence diplomacy in 2019

Basic guidelines on the work of defence diplomacy in 2019

Sunday, February 10, 2019, 13:37 (GMT+7)
In 2018, the defence diplomacy work was carried out amidst profound changes in the global and regional situation; the domestic situation was basically stable, but our country still faced a lot of difficulties and disadvantages which imposed higher requirements on this work. Clearly understanding that and grasping the Resolution of 12th National Party Congress and the Resolution 806-NQ/QUTW by the Central Military Commission (CMC) on defence international integration and diplomacy until 2020, the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) performed the work of defence diplomacy in a comprehensive, focalized manner

ASEAN and the U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy

ASEAN and the U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy

Thursday, December 13, 2018, 20:15 (GMT+7)
Since the introduction of the concept “free and open Indo-Pacific” (more than one year ago), this concept has been developed into a quite comprehensive Strategy. The implementation of this Strategy has opened up many opportunities but posed a lot of challenges to the regional security, particularly the Southeast Asia’s security

Building up political will among Naval Zone 3’s soldiers in line with Directive 05

Building up political will among Naval Zone 3’s soldiers in line with Directive 05

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 16:09 (GMT+7)
Naval forces’ political will is made up of various components, the cornerstone of which include powerful political ideology, absolute loyalty to the Party, Homeland and the people, strong determination to combat, fine moral qualities, great professional competence, and readiness to combat and sacrifice their lives for firmly protecting the Homeland’s sovereignty over seas and islands in any circumstance

Vietnam calls for enhanced multilateral cooperation in security

Vietnam calls for enhanced multilateral cooperation in security

Friday, October 26, 2018, 16:27 (GMT+7)
Vietnamese Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich has urged all countries to reinforce cooperation institutions and mechanisms, particularly multilateral ones, to better manage international security

PM calls for joint efforts for world of sustainable development

PM calls for joint efforts for world of sustainable development

Friday, September 28, 2018, 11:45 (GMT+7)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has addressed the High-level General Debate of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly, calling on countries to continue highlighting the role of the United Nations and join hands for a world of peace, equality and sustainable development

Framework agreement on Code of Conduct for the East Sea

Framework agreement on Code of Conduct for the East Sea

Thursday, March 08, 2018, 07:06 (GMT+7)
On 6 August 2017 in Manila (The Philippines), the foreign ministers of China and ASEAN endorsed the framework on the Code of Conduct for the East Sea (COC). This document represents an important advance in the management of conflicts in the East Sea between ASEAN and China.

International waters and the freedom of the high seas

International waters and the freedom of the high seas

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 09:12 (GMT+7)
According to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 1982 (hereafter the UNCLOS 1982), the World Ocean is divided into 2 parts, namely territorial waters under sovereignty and sovereign right of coastal states; and international waters and seabed

"International common norms" on peacefully settling sea disputes

“International common norms” on peacefully settling sea disputes

Monday, January 15, 2018, 21:23 (GMT+7)
For ages, peaceful settlement of disputes among countries has become the mainstream chosen by most countries all around the world. The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS for short) has stipulated the fundamentals in solving the disputes among its member states by peaceful means. This is totally fit the UN Charter

China requested to withdraw all ships from Vietnam’s EEZ
Vietnam has demanded China to immediately stop violations, withdraw all vessels from Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and not have actions to increase tensions, complicate the situation, and threaten peace, stability and security in the East Sea and the region, the Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said
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