US companies, Monsanto in particular, holds responsibility for assisting efforts to address Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin consequences in Việt Nam, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Lê Thị Thu Hằng said on Thursday.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lê Thị Thu Hằng said on Saturday that Việt Nam has consistently insisted that disputes in the East Sea be settled by peaceful measures in line with international law.
Sweden early Saturday arrested a man for a "terrorist crime" hours after a beer truck ploughed into a crowd outside a busy department store in central Stockholm, killing four and injuring 15.
President Trần Đại Quang yesterday extended his condolences to Russian President Vladimir Putin over the St Petersburg subway blast. 14 people were killed and more than 50 others injured by an explosion inside a subway train in St Petersburg on Monday.
Việt Nam has protested against a live-fire military drill conducted this week by Taiwan in the Trường Sa archipelago, demanding that it refrain from repeating such activity, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lê Hải Bình said on Thursday.