April 20, 2017 | 18:31 (GMT+7)
Countries should act responsibly for peace in East Sea
Countries in and outside the East Sea (South China Sea) should act responsibly and in conformity with international law, including the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 for peace and stability in the sea, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang. Photo: zing.vn
She made the statement at a regular press conference on April 20 when fielding reporters’ query on Vietnam’s reactions to the information that said China has just conducted a live firing drill, focusing on the occupation of islands in the East Sea.
Maintaining peace, stability, and maritime and overflight security and safety in the East Sea is the mutual interest and responsibility of countries in and outside the region, Hang underscored.