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March, 22 2014 08:53:00

VN keeping tabs on Ukraine crisis

The spokesman for the foreign ministry Le Hai Binh.

HA NOI  (VNS) — Viet Nam is closely monitoring the situation in Ukraine and Crimea, the spokesman for the foreign ministry Le Hai Binh said yesterday.

When questioned about Viet Nam's viewpoint on Crimea and Sevastopol joining the Russian Federation, the official remarked that Viet Nam hopes that every issue will be resolved through peaceful measures on the basis of respect for the basic principles of international law and the legitimate desire of the people.

He also expressed the hope that the situation would normalise soon for the sake of peace and stability in the region and the world over. — VNS


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