China has released Vietnam’s QNg95031 fishing ship and all fishermen who were on board the ship as well as 12 others from two vessels of Quang Ngai province who had been previously seized, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Dung said on August 11.

He said that the Chinese authorities sent an announcement to this effect to the Vietnamese Embassy in Beijing on the same day.

At present, relevant Vietnamese agencies are working with the Chinese side to address outstanding issues, he added./.