China's efforts to construct a 2,000m airstrip on Phu Lam island in Vietnam's Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago are unfounded and do not alter the fact that Vietnam holds indisputable sovereign rights over the archipelago, Foreign...
The construction of an airstrip by China on Phu Lam island has seriously violated Vietnam's sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh said on October 9.
All acts undertaken by other parties in Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes without Viet Nam's permission are illegal, null and void, stated the Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Vietnam hopes that the Hong Kong government will take appropriate measures to stabilize the situation soon and protect the people and property as well as the legal rights of Vietnamese citizens and businesses in Hong Kong.
The claims by the US Department of Commerce (DOC) were groundless and go against the spirit of trade liberalisation and the fine economic relations between the two countries.
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...
Any unilateral actions by foreign countries to change the status quo on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago are a serious violation of Vietnam's sovereignty, affirmed Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh.
Vietnam appreciates a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) decision to import several Vietnamese agricultural products like longan and litchi, said Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Le Hai Binh.
China has been asked to deal with the beating and robbery of Vietnamese fishermen by its forces in the East Sea.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh on September 9 demanded that China immediately stop actions preventing Vietnamese fishermen operating in the East Sea.