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Vietnam protests Chinese military exercise in disputed islands

November 24, 2007

HANOI (AFP) – Vietnam has protested over a Chinese military exercise in the disputed Paracel archipelago and reasserted its claim over the islands, state media reported Saturday.

China‘s act to conduct military exercises in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago violates Vietnam’s sovereignty,” foreign ministry spokesman Le Dung said according to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA).
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A Chinese patrol boat. Vietnam has protested over a Chinese military exercise in the disputed Paracel archipelago and reasserted its claim over the islands, state media reported Saturday(AFP/File/Peter Parks)

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