|Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung (right). — Photo VNA
BEIJING (VNS) — Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung joined senior officials from other ASEAN countries and China at the ninth meeting on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conducts of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) held in Tianjin city yesterday.
The event was co-chaired by Permanent Secretary of Thailand 's Foreign Ministry, Noppadon Theppitak, and Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin.
Besides reviewing the realisation of the DOC, officials discussed measures to speed up consultations between ASEAN and China towards the formation of a Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC).
They also prepared discussion content for the ASEAN-China Ministerial Meeting and Post Ministerial Conference slated for August. — VNS