The 17th Shangri-La Dialogue – regional issues and Vietnam’s role

The 17th Shangri-La Dialogue – regional issues and Vietnam’s role

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 16:44 (GMT+7)
The 17th Shangri-La Dialogue (hereafter the SLD) took place in Singapore from the 31st of May to the 3rd of June, 2018. This SLD attracted the participation of nearly 600 representatives including 40 Defence Ministers – a record number ever. That expresses the special attraction of the SLD and the great regard paid by countries to peace, stability and prosperity of the Indo-Pacific Region

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 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

Upholding the tradition of "Ho Chi Minh sea trail", firmly safeguarding sea and island sovereignty nowadays

Upholding the tradition of “Ho Chi Minh sea trail”, firmly safeguarding sea and island sovereignty nowadays

Monday, October 23, 2017, 10:30 (GMT+7)
Time has fallen into oblivion, but the epic of “Ho Chi Minh sea trail” will still be resonant forever and increasingly burnish the tradition of fighting foreign aggressors and defending our Fatherland by the heroic Vietnamese peoples, the Vietnamese People’s Army, and Vietnam People’s Naval Service. That legend has empowered the Party, people and military in their entirety to successfully implement the cause of firmly defending the national sea and island sovereignty in the present situation

The Party’s viewpoint on upholding the defence activeness at the 12th National Congress

The Party’s viewpoint on upholding the defence activeness at the 12th National Congress

Friday, October 28, 2016, 16:32 (GMT+7)
Actively prepare for defence is an objective necessity and an internal requirement of all nations as defence is the most fundamental factor to firmly protect national independence, territory, unity, territorial integrity and security in any circumstances.

Party leader grants interview to US press prior to US visit

Party leader grants interview to US press prior to US visit

Monday, July 06, 2015, 09:35 (GMT+7)
Forty-years after the war and 20 years after normalization, from former enemies, Vietnam and the US have now become friends and actively engaged in Comprehensive Partnership since 2013. This is really a long stride that few could imagine 20 years ago.

Vietnam reiterates commitment to UN Charter’s purpose, principles

Vietnam reiterates commitment to UN Charter’s purpose, principles

Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 08:12 (GMT+7)
Vietnam has reaffirmed its strong commitment to the purposes and principles of the United Nations Charter at an open debate of the Security Council held on February 23

Vietnam, Cambodia issue joint statement

Vietnam, Cambodia issue joint statement

Friday, December 26, 2014, 09:29 (GMT+7)
Vietnam and Cambodia issued a joint statement on the conclusion of Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang’s official visit to Cambodia from December 23-24 at the invitation of King Norodom Sihamoni

Promoting defence diplomacy to defend Fatherland’s sovereignty and territory

Promoting defence diplomacy to defend Fatherland’s sovereignty and territory

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 13:23 (GMT+7)
Defence diplomacy, together with Party and State’s external affairs and people-to-people diplomacy, over the last years, has gained significant achievements and breakthroughs in cooperation with many partners in various fields

The East Sea Issue in Joint Communiqué released by the 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 47)

The East Sea Issue in Joint Communiqué released by the 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 47)

Friday, September 26, 2014, 15:53 (GMT+7)
Like the Statement released on May 5th, 2014, the Joint Communiqué by the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on August 10th, 2014 once again expresses ASEAN’s unity and concern over the East Sea issues, and the importance of peaceful environment maintenance in the East Sea to global and regional security

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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