Countries concerned about East Sea situation World

Countries concerned about East Sea situation

France, Germany and the UK on August 29 released a joint statement expressing their concern about the situation in the South China Sea( known as East Sea in Vietnam) which they said could lead to insecurity and instability in the region.​
Article by legal expert on UNCLOS 1982 Politics

Article by legal expert on UNCLOS 1982

The year 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 (UNCLOS 1982) and also the 25th year since Vietnam ratified the convention.
East Sea issue attracts great attention at AMM-52: official Politics

East Sea issue attracts great attention at AMM-52: official

The East Sea issue has attracted great attention from the countries participating in the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-52) and related meetings, given the recent developments in the waters, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.
AMM-52: ministers discusses series of regional issues ASEAN

AMM-52: ministers discusses series of regional issues

Delegates to the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-52) in Bangkok on July 31 discussed the building of the ASEAN Community and foreign relations, and reviewed preparations for year-end summits, as well as exchanged ideas on international and regional issues of common concern.
Deputy PM voices concern over developments in East Sea at AMM-52 World

Deputy PM voices concern over developments in East Sea at AMM-52

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh on July 31 expressed his grave concern over the recent developments in the East Sea, with Chinese geological survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8’s activities violating Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf in the waters.
China’s actions violate Vietnam’s sovereignty within EEZ: US House World

China’s actions violate Vietnam’s sovereignty within EEZ: US House

Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the US House Committee on Foreign Affairs, on July 26 (US time) issued a statement on Chinese interference in Vietnamese-controlled waters, in which he said China’s actions constitute a violation of Vietnamese sovereignty and its legitimate rights within its exclusive economic zone (EEZ).