Visitors of the exhibition (Photo: en.cand.com.vn)

Quang Tri (VNA) – An exhibition affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos opened in Cua Viet township, Gio Linh district, the central coast province of Quang Tri on October 4.

Titled “Vietnam’s Hoang Sa, Truong Sa – Historical and Legal Evidence”, the event drew the participation of local people, including students.

Nearly 150 photos and 100 documents related to Vietnam’s sovereignty over the two archipelagos are on display. They included documents issued by the Vietnamese feudal states, as well as some materials published in Vietnam and other countries since the 16th century. They all showed the assertion, exercise and protection of Vietnam’s sovereignty over the two archipelagos.

The event aims to raise public awareness of protecting the country’s sea and island sovereignty among local people.

The exhibition runs until October 7.-VNA