On August 27, 2020, responding to a question from the Vietnam News Agency about the Philippines recently naming 04 sandbanks and 02 coral rocks around Thi Tu Island. Truong Sa archipelago, Spokesman Foreign Office Vietnam Le Thi Thu Hang stated: Any activity in the Spratly archipelago of Vietnam without Vietnam’s permission is completely invalid.
[Trung Quốc tập trận ở Hoàng Sa là vi phạm chủ quyền của Việt Nam]
Ms. Le Thi Thu Hang emphasized the consistent view of Vietnam that all activities of the parties in the East Sea must comply with international law, respect the sovereignty, sovereignty rights and jurisdiction of the identified countries. consistent with the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, consistent with the content and spirit of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC), contributing to the maintenance of peace and security. and stable in the South China Sea./.