U.S. aircraft carrier George Washington, the more official visit to Vietnam to visit boarding (Figure)
8 August, the U.S. aircraft carrier “George Washington” to enter the Vietnamese waters.
to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the normalization of US-Vietnam relations, “Washington” aircraft carrier Vietnam
PRC, according to U.S. media the evening of 8 from the U.S. aircraft carrier “George Washington” on the message sent, At present, the aircraft carrier arrived in Da Nang in Vietnam near the South China Sea.
No. McCain will visit
reported that “George Washington” to commemorate the visit to Vietnam is the normalization of US-Vietnam relations 15 anniversary. Group of Vietnamese high-level military sources 8 boarding visit. Vietnamese government officials and U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam, who was accompanied by.
reported that the U.S. destroyer “John McCain” will soon also visit Vietnam.
United States and Vietnam will also hold a series of military activities, including cultural exchanges and joint maritime search and rescue exercises and so on.
carrier will also go to the Yellow Sea
“George Washington” aircraft movements extraordinary attention. The aircraft carrier took part in the end of July in the eastern waters of Korea (Sea of ??Japan) at the Korea-US joint military exercises.
U.S. Defense Department spokesman confirmed on January 6, the United States in the next few months to send the aircraft carrier to participate in the Yellow Sea of ??Korea-US joint military exercises. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman immediately responded, urging the parties concerned to treat seriously China’s concerns and positions.
China has reiterated on many occasions, and resolutely opposed to foreign military vessels and planes to the Yellow Sea and other Chinese coastal waters in the impact of China’s security interests. Hope the relevant parties to keep calm, exercise restraint, do not do things that aggravate regional tensions.
wishing to internationalize the South China Sea
7 month in Hanoi, Vietnam’s ASEAN Regional Forum Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, U.S. Secretary of State for Hillary In the South China Sea issue China’s rise in revolt, through questioning approach expounded China’s seven propositions on the theory to refute Clinton’s crooked, some people exposed to promote the internationalization of the South China Sea plot.
the Cold War when the U.S. aircraft carrier to return to base
U.S. aircraft carrier arrived in Da Nang is the most important port city in Vietnam. The 1960s after the Vietnam War escalation, the U.S. military will fight the large military bases Danang. Da Nang in 1975 after the withdrawal of U.S. forces, has allowed the former Soviet warships docked in the local.
not obsessed brother, only a legend
decades, Vietnam’s diplomatic thinking has not changed. This is not Vietnam, but clinging to a thigh. Than 30 years ago, the former Soviet Union, but eager to return to Southeast Asia, the United States.
Cold War battle it out in Vietnam and the United States today may develop into a military alliance, it remains of interest. Vietnam wants to use American power, the internationalization of the South China Sea.
while the United States hopes to make up for the Bush administration’s neglect of Southeast Asia, re-enter the Southeast to the identity of an arbitrator, and then in the region to balance China’s growing influence.
Vietnam wishful thinking does look good, but 31 years ago, the former Soviet Union, not reliable brother, 31 years after the United States will be able to Columbia reliable?
‘s just say, say two years ago in Georgia. Saakashvili’s government naively believed that, by virtue of their military relations and the United States, Russia will not dare to move it any, but the result was trounced Russian, almost perished. U.S. and Russian strategic interests to exchange, in exchange for Russian support on Iran, temporarily abandoned Georgia, is ultimately just verbal condemnation of the Russian government.
from geopolitical theory, can understand the Vietnamese diplomatic options, but it has to be careful, do not played the fire, accidentally becomes the victim of great power game. (Li Mingbo)
Vietnam’s recent actions frequently
split Vietnamese, Chinese Foreign Ministry statement involving Sea
According to the Xinhua News Agency, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu Sha 6 more parties involved in answering a reporter’s question, remarks that any infringement upon China’s sovereignty of the Paracel Islands and adjacent waters, the words and deeds, the Chinese side is firmly opposed.
China’s sovereignty can not argue
A reporter asked: According to foreign reports, the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesman said the Chinese ships in waters near the Paracel Islands frequent activities are seriously violation of Vietnam’s “sovereignty.” What is your comment?
Jiang Yu said China Paracel Islands and adjacent waters has indisputable sovereignty. Any violation of Chinese sovereignty on the Paracel Islands and its adjacent waters words and deeds, China is firmly opposed.
US-Vietnam civil nuclear negotiations
Vietnam will have the ability to produce enriched uranium on their own
According to the Xinhua News Agency U.S. State Department spokesman Philip Crowley 5 confirmed that the U.S. is working with Vietnam on civilian nuclear cooperation talks, the U.S. “encouraged” but not force Vietnam to give up the right to enrich uranium on their own.
Crowley said, is negotiating a similar agreement in the nuclear energy cooperation with India and the United Arab Emirates had signed the agreement.
UAE government before signing the agreement, committed to peaceful use of nuclear energy, nuclear fuel and domestic production is not dependent on international supply.
Crowley said the United States to “encourage” other countries to make the same choice, but the right to choose is that these countries themselves.
Crowley said the United States and Vietnam for U.S. companies to Vietnam’s cooperation with civilian nuclear technology and equipment to open the door, if Vietnam or other countries choose to carry out uranium enrichment activities, the United States will take measures to ensure that their act in accordance with international norms.
“The Wall Street Journal” said, according to the recommendations of the United States, cooperation with Vietnam will enable the ability to produce enriched uranium on their own.
The newspaper also quoted the report of the non-proliferation experts and listen to the words of Congressional officials agreed to produce its own enriched uranium the United States in Vietnam in recent years in efforts to prevent nuclear proliferation on the back.