The exhibits are in the Nom (Vietnamese ideographic script), Vietnamese and French languages issued by Vietnamese feudal states, the French Government in Indochina (on behalf of the then Vietnamese state), and Western countries from the 17th to 20th century.

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They affirm Vietnam’s establishment, exercise and protection of its sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes.

On display at the exhibition are also nearly 100 maps and sets of atlas proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over the two archipelagos.

The exhibition is open to the public from March 23-25.

Source: VNA