Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lê Thị Thu Hằng at the press briefing on Thursday. Photo courtesy of the ministry

Vietnam keeps close watch on developments in East Sea: spokeswoman

Vietnamese relevant agencies always keep a close watch on developments in the East Sea, and Vietnam has full historical evidence and legal foundations to affirm its sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos in accordance with international law, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang has affirmed.