Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang emphasized the demand that China respect Vietnam’s sovereignty while replying to reporters’ questions about China’s three-month fishing ban in the East Sea, including the waters of Vietnam, on April 29.
The Hoang Sa Museum, on the coast of Son Tra peninsula, Da Nang City, is a unique site preserving documents and other artefacts about Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.
The annual “Le khao le the linh Hoang Sa” (Feast and Commemoration Festival for Hoang Sa Soldiers) ceremony was held in An Hai communal temple, Ly Son Island, in the central coastal province of Quang Ngai on April 19 with the participation of a large number of local residents.
Vietnam has lodged an official complaint with China following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing vessel near the former’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang said on April 3.
This afternoon, in the south of the East Sea formed another low-pressure zone and it centered at 7.5 degrees north latitude, 114.0 degrees east longitude, 250km from Truong Sa Archipelago in east-east south.