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.

DK1/12 rig is located on the southern continental shelf of Vietnam (Photo: VNA)

US expert condemns China’s violations in Vietnam’s EEZ

China’s deployment of survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi-8 to Tu Chinh reef (Vanguard Bank) in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) has violated international law, Associate Prof. Ryan Martinson of the US Naval War College said in an article recently published on the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s m.newsprime.co.kr website.