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East Sea: 100-year experience for Vietnam

08:28 10/10/2014

For over 100 years, settling inland or marine disputes by international law has been chosen by many countries in the world.

Vietnam, US aim for deepened bilateral ties

11:42 03/10/2014

Both nations have consented to intensify coordination in celebratory activities honouring the 20th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic ties in 2015.

Deputy PM addresses UN General Assembly's 69th session

19:01 28/09/2014

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh delivered a statement at the General Debate of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York on September 27 (local time).

Vietnam and India agree to boost a strategic partnership

13:42 28/09/2014

President Truong Tan Sang and his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee agreed to intensify the Vietnamese-Indian strategic partnership with a focus on politics, defence, security, economics, science-technology, oil and gas,...

Deputy PM Minh, ASEAN officials meet on UN sidelines

12:52 28/09/2014

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh attended three important meetings of ASEAN and held bilateral meetings with foreign ministers on the sidelines of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 69) in New York...

Turning reef into island: China is violating international law

12:11 28/09/2014

The world media and scholars have repeatedly mentioned China's ambition to occupy the East Sea with its plan to turn the Johnson South Reef (Gac Ma in Vietnamese) into an island and illegal expansion of a number of places in...

Vietnam backs UN peacekeeping mission

20:09 27/09/2014

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has reiterated Vietnam's support for the United Nations peacekeeping operations at the Summit on United Nations Peacekeeping in New York on September 26.

Vietnam ready to take fishermen protection measures

19:10 25/09/2014

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh has reiterated the Vietnamese Government's readiness to launch necessary measures to protect fishermen's normal activities in traditional fishing grounds at a regular Foreign Ministry...

DPM, FM Minh's phone calls discuss East Sea issues

10:24 07/09/2014

Viet Nam will take all the proper and necessary measures to protect its legitimate rights and interests when it comes to the East Sea issue.

Maritime security labelled a priority by ASEAN states

13:13 28/08/2014

Representatives of ASEAN countries met yesterday to review maritime co-operation and security among regional members at the opening of the 5th ASEAN Maritime Forum (AMF-5).


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