An exhibition on historical and legal evidence proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over Vietnam’s Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos will be held in southern Kien Giang province, heard a press conference on December 21.

The exhibition is due to be open from December 22 – 28 in Phu Quoc island district and from December 23 - 28 in Rach Gia city. Opening time are 8 am – 11 am and 2 pm – 5 pm.

Maps and a number of publications and documents written by Vietnamese and foreign historians and researchers are on display.

All of them are important historical and legal evidence asserting that the Vietnamese states have explored, exploited and exercised sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa and others waters since the 17th century in an uninterrupted and peaceful manner.

The exhibition aims at deepening the understanding of historical truth and confirming the nation’s sovereignty over the two archipelagos.

Maps and documents donated by the exhibition’s organising board after the event will be displayed at the Phu Quoc prison historical relic site.-VNA