PM asks Vietnam – China to well control disagreements in the East Sea

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh emphasized that Vietnam and China need to well control disagreements and maintain peace in the East Sea when meeting with Foreign Minister Vuong Nghi.

At a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Vuong Nghi this afternoon, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh affirmed that Vietnam attaches great importance to developing relations with China, considering it a top priority in its foreign policy of independence, self-reliance and pluralism. multilateralize, diversify, proactively and actively integrate into the world, according to the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Regarding the East Sea issue, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh emphasized that the two sides need to direct law enforcement forces at sea to adhere to the high-level common perception and Agreement on basic principles guiding the settlement of the above issue. Vietnam – China sea, efforts to properly handle, well control disagreements and maintain a peaceful and stable environment at sea.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh receives Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (left) on September 11.  Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (right) and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at a meeting today. Photo: BNG.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh highly appreciated the close coordination between the two sides in Covid-19 prevention and control, and thanked China for its many forms of vaccine support, especially the three million doses of vaccine announced during the pandemic. This visit of Mr.

The Prime Minister emphasized working with ASEAN countries to strictly implement the Joint Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC), and promote the negotiation of a substantive and effective Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC). effectively, complying with international law, especially the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), ensuring security, safety, and freedom of navigation and overflight.

Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son and his Chinese counterpart this afternoon held talks on bilateral relations, as well as specific measures to promote the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.

Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son receives Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on September 11.  Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son (right) receives Chinese Foreign Minister on September 11. Photo: BNG.

The two sides exchanged open and frank opinions on border and territorial issues, proposed measures to coordinate well in managing the land border on the basis of strictly complying with agreements and legal documents on land border. border, especially maintaining close coordination between the mechanisms of the Joint Committee on the Land Border and the localities of the two sides.

Minister Bui Thanh Son emphasized the need to respect the legitimate rights and interests of coastal states, in accordance with international law, including UNCLOS 1982.

Trung Nhan

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