Exhibition on Hoang Sa & Truong Sa archipelagos opens
15:52 | 19/01/2014
VGP - Nearly 150 maps, publications, and artifacts are on display in Da Nang city at an exhibition titled “Hoang Sa, Truong Sa archipelagos are of Viet Nam’s sovereignty – historical evidence”.

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The most notable are four atlas published by the Chinese Qing dynasty and the Chinese government. They show that China’s southernmost part is in Hainan island. Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos are not included.

The exhibition showcases historical evidence or objective factors of the past that we have collected, said Duong Trung Quoc, Vice President and Secretary General of the Viet Nam Association of History.

"They are legal and historical foundation to prove Viet Nam's sovereignty over sea and islands, including Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos", said Mr. Duong Trung Quoc.   

The exhibition will last on January 25./.

By Khanh Phuong

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