At the regional level, Viet Nam confirmed the importance of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (Bien Dong) and called upon other signatories to fully implement the commitments in the declaration in order to ensure peace and stability in the region.Sinagpore, Laos, Cambodia and Japan are also on the RCACPARSA. Of course, Vietnam is also holding its hand out for aid money.
Viet Nam has actively participated in negotiating and adopting the Tokyo Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia as well as other activities by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Landing the Big One
Tuesday, November 29, 2005
Vietnam is participating in the effort to bring order to the seas as reported here: