Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihide Suga during a press briefing on September 16 in Tokyo.  (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Foreign ministry confirms visit by Japanese PM

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide will pay an official visit to Vietnam in the very near future at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang affirmed on October 15.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang (Source: VNS/VNA)

Vietnam welcomes countries’ standpoints on East Sea issue: Spokesperson

Vietnam welcomes the stance held by other countries on the East Sea issue that conforms with international law, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said in response to a question from a reporter about Vietnam’s view of a joint note sent by the UK, France, and Germany to the UN on September 16.

Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam strongly protests establishment of so-called Sansha city

Vietnam strongly protests the establishment of the so-called “Sansha city” and related acts as they seriously violated Vietnam’s sovereignty, the spokesperson of Vietnam’s Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang said on April 19.

Vietnamese fishing boats - Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

China demanded to compensate Vietnamese fishermen

Vietnam has lodged an official complaint with China following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing vessel near the former’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang said on April 3.

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.