Participants at the workshop (Photo: VNA)

UNCLOS – important legal instrument to solve maritime issues

The 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is an important legal instrument to regulate maritime issues and ensure legitimate rights and interests of countries, heard the second ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) workshop on implementing UNCLOS in Hanoi on November 13.

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.

The Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam consistently protects sovereignty in East Sea: Spokeswoman

Vietnam resolvedly and consistently safeguards its sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction in the East Sea as defined in the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) through peaceful means based on international law, the Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said on July 25.
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang (Photo: VNA)

VN’s oil, gas activities in waters completely under its sovereignty

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on July 28 replied to reporters’ question about recent opinions and information relating to Vietnam’s oil and gas activities, clarifying that those activities are conducted in the waters completely within the country’s sovereignty.