27 May 2017

News Story: Vietnam opposes Taiwan’s drills in Truong Sa archipelago

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam resolutely opposes China’s Taiwan conducting a number of live-fire exercises in the waters area around Ba Binh island (Taiping Island), which belongs to Vietnam’s Truong Sa archipelago (Spratly Islands).

Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang made the assertion on May 26 in reply to reporters’ query on Vietnam’s reaction to the Taiwanese action.

“Vietnam has full historical evidence and legal grounds to prove its sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spartly) archipelagos,” she said.

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