Vietnamese maritime police in a joint patrol with China (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam and China has recently completed their joint survey of waters off the mouth of the Gulf of Tonkin.

The survey was conducted by the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Department of Survey and Mapping, and the Chinese Ministry of Land and Resources’ Geological Survey Department.

The survey aims effectuate the common perception reached by the two countries’ high-ranking leaders. Its resu lts will serve the delimitation of the boundary of the continental shelf and exclusive economic zone off the mouth of the Gulf of Tonkin between Vietnam and China as well as their cooperation for mutual development in the area.-VNA