Vietnam’s Position paper on the sovereignty of Viet Nam over the Hoang Sa Archipelago

First posted on UNCLOSforum.wordpress.com on July 6, 2014

Position paper on the sovereignty of Viet Nam over the Hoang Sa Archipelago
07-07-2014, 09:56 am
http://www.vietnam-un.org/en/index.php

 

THE SOVEREIGNTY OF VIET NAM OVER THE HOANG SA ARCHIPELAGO

The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam rejects as completely unfounded, in fact and in law, China’s sovereignty claims over the Hoang Sa archipelago (which China calls “the Xisha islands”, also known as the Paracel Islands) in the annexes to the letters dated 22 May 2014 and 09 June 2014 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations as contained in documents A/68/887 and A/68/907 respectively. Viet Nam affirms that the Chinese claims have no legal or historical foundation. Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnam’s Position paper on the sovereignty of Viet Nam over the Hoang Sa Archipelago”