Lull in Gaza fighting as US, UN up pressure for truce

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Lull in Gaza fighting as US, UN up pressure for truce

Fighting subsided in war-torn Gaza Monday at the start of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr as world powers ramped up pressure on the warring sides to immediately end their 21-day confrontation.

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Risks of unresolved area conflict: The challenge to turn enmity into amity

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

VietNamNet would like to introduce our readers an article about conflicts in the South and Each China Sea by the former U.S. Ambassador to Germany James D. Bindenagel, published on the US-based Boston Global Forum.

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South China Seas and the Paracel Islands

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

VietNamNet would like to introduce our readers an article about conflicts in the South and Each China Sea by the former U.S. Ambassador to Germany James D. Bindenagel, published on the US-based Boston Global Forum.

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Gaza on brink of war as Hamas rockets slam Israel

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Gaza on brink of war as Hamas rockets slam Israel

Hamas militants in Gaza fired dozens of rockets at Israel Monday, which responded with multiple air strikes in a new escalation which threatened to spiral into another major confrontation.

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Why China's claim to Paracels is not ‘undisputed'

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Why China's claim to Paracels is not ‘undisputed'

VietNamNet Bridge – The "oil rig" crisis in the East Sea has had the world concerned by daily footage of clashes and confrontation between Chinese and Vietnamese vessels. The crisis began when China sent its biggest oil rig into Viet Nam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf.

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Why China's claim to Paracels is not ‘undisputed'

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The month'long "oil rig" crisis in the South China Sea (East Sea) has had the world seized by daily footage of clashes and confrontation between Chinese and Vietnamese vessels. The crisis began when China sent its biggest oil rig into water near the Paracels where Viet Nam has claimed as its exclusive economic zone and continental shelf.

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Vietnam urges China to withdraw oil drilling rig

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Vietnam urges China to withdraw oil drilling rig

Vietnam's U.N. ambassador urged China on Tuesday to withdraw its oil rig and more than 100 ships from the South China Sea to create "an environment" for negotiations on the area. Ambassador Le Hoai Trung

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The Haiyang 981 confrontation: the danger of convoluting everything into sovereignty disputes

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Inflating the South China Sea maritime disputes unreasonably beyond any possible EEZ that might be allocated to tiny disputed islands hampers regional security and co-operation. Much of the tensions could be resolved by applying UNCLOS’s dispute settlement procedure to matters relating to maritime delimitation and cooperation in disputed areas.

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‘Crisis always leads to negative sum game’

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‘Crisis always leads to negative sum game’

VietNamNet Bridge – Michel Henry Bouchet, professor of international finance at Skema Business School, France, discusses the implications of China’s illegal deployment of Haiyang Shiyou-981 oil rig well within Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf as well as the impact of the tension on the economic outlook and business environment of Vietnam. Excerpts:

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Australian defence minister concerned about East Sea row

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Australian defence minister concerned about East Sea row

Australia’s Defence Minister shared his US counterpart Chuck Hagel’s concern over China’s destabilization in the East Sea at the 13th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, according to The Sydney Morning Herald on June 2.

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PM counsels perseverance and peaceful means of defending sovereignty

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PM counsels perseverance and peaceful means of defending sovereignty

VietNamNet Bridge - Prime Minister Dung spoke at the Government's monthly meeting on Thursday, and argued for cooler heads to prevail in Vietnam’s current confrontation with China.

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VN sincerely wishes for peace

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VGP – Russian professor Kolotov said that it is a fine tradition of Viet Nam to say that the country will never trade independence, self-reliance, sovereignty, territorial integrity, and maritime zones for some kind of elusive, dependent peace and friendship.

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Vietnam contributes to follow CICA principles

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Vietnam contributes to follow CICA principles

Vietnam has affirmed the fundamental principles of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA), according to Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc.

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Vietnam would never unilaterally start a military confrontation: PM

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Vietnam would never unilaterally start a military confrontation: PM

VietNamNet Bridge - In written replies to questions sent by foreign correspondents on Wednesday during his visit to the Philippines, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung affirmed that Vietnam is never the first to use military means and would never unilaterally start a military confrontation unless the country is forced to take self-defense actions.

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US general calls for East Sea tension settlement through dialogue

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US general calls for East Sea tension settlement through dialogue

Chairman of the US Joint Chief of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, has asked for the settlement of East Sea tensions through dialogue on the basis of international law, following China’s placement of a drilling rig in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf.

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