The Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang

Vietnam demands China to immediately stop sovereignty violations

Once again, Vietnam demands China to immediately stop its violations, withdraw its survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8 from Vietnam’s territorial waters and not to repeat similar actions, the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said.
A Vietnam Coast Guard ship is on mission around the DK1/15 oil rig. (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam demands China to withdraw ships from its territorial waters

Vietnam resolutely opposes Chinese survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8’s continued serious violations of Vietnam’s sovereignty right and jurisdiction in territorial waters as defined in the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), the Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said.