VIETNAM'S MARINE AND ISLAND SOVEREIGNTY Updated at 16:21:23 08/07/2017  (Views:  2422 )
Exhibition highlights Vietnam

Ham Thuan Nam opens exhibition highlighting Vietnam’s sovereignty over Paracel and Spratly archipelagos

BTO – An exhibition displaying maps and documents themed “Paracel islands and Spratly islands belong to Vietnam: History and Legislation” was opened this morning July 8th in Ham Thuan Nam district. The event was co-held by the department of Information and Communications and the People’s Committee of Ham Thuan Nam.

Attending the exhibition, there were Do Huu Quy – vice chairman of the People’s Council and Mr. Nguyen Duc Hoa – Vice chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, representatives of leaders of departments and bodies, armed forces and locals.

The exhibition shows evidences including: documents published by the Vietnam’s Feudal dynasties from the 17th to 20th centuries; the collection of 95 maps and 4 volumes of Atlas selected from over 260 maps and Atlas related to Vietnam’s sovereignty over Paracel and Spratly Archipelagos; the collection of 102 publications published by the Western countries from the 18th to 19th century; the images featuring Vietnam’s Spartly and Paracel archipelagos in the French Colonial period and the Republic of Vietnam; images depicting the daily lives of Vietnamese people and soldiers on the Spartly island (Khanh Hoa province); Studies and works conducted by the Vietnamese and international scholars.

The exhibition pushes the propaganda and raises awareness, patriotism, spirit of solidarity and self-responsibility among the Vietnamese people and expats. The event also proves firm evidences and affirms Vietnam’s history and legal sovereignty over the two islands, then rejects the China’s distorted allegations.

Through the exhibition, international friends and the Chinese citizens can learn more about the Vietnamese history, legitimate aspirations for national defense and sovereignty over its seas and islands.

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