Vietnam asks China to respect Gulf of Tonkin delimitation agreement

March 15, 2024

Vietnam is asking China to honor the agreement signed in 2000 that outlines the borders of territorial seas, exclusive economic zones, and continental shelves in the Gulf of Tonkin, according to the Vietnam News Agency. Hang said that Vietnam believes all coastal countries need to abide by the 1982 UNCLOS when drawing any territorial baseline used to calculate the width of their territorial waters. “Vietnam has been and will continue to discuss our positions with China on this matter, in a spirit of friendship, mutual understanding, and mutual respect,” the spokeswoman stated. The Gulf of Tonkin borders both Vietnam and China, with an area of 126,250 square kilometers. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get the latest news about Vietnam!

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News

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