The need for an end to militarydeployments on artificial islands and substantive efforts toward a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea has been underlined by the Vietnam Peace and Development Foundation in a pamphlet recently off the press.
The second updated English edition of the VPDF’s publication “Vietnam and the East Sea” is composed of a brief foreword and 8 chapters, namely:
I. Position and importance of the East Sea
II. Vietnam’s waters in the East Sea
III. Delimitation of marine boundaries with neighboring countries.
IV. Vietnam’s sovereignty over the HoàngSa (Paracel) and Trường Sa (Spratly) archipelagos
V. Vietnam’s stand on East Sea issues
VI. Recent developments in the East Sea
VII. Grave concern expressed by regional and world opinion
VIII. Related international, regional and bilateral documents.