Le Hai Binh
Vietnam will not allow foreign States to place on its territory military bases. The Minister of foreign Affairs Le Hai Binh said at a briefing in Hanoi, reports Reuters.
According to the diplomat, the policy of Vietnam is that Hanoi intends to unite with anyone against the third party.
However, in may this year, Ambassador of Vietnam in Moscow Nguyen Thanh Sean said that his country is opposed to Russia’s return to the base in Cam Ranh in that case, if it will be used for peaceful purposes.
Last week the defense Ministry reported that the Russian military bases can return to Cuba and Vietnam. Specific time in the military did not name, noting that working on this “problem”.
Press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov explained the possible return of the bases in Vietnam and Cuba Russia’s national interests. Peskov reminded the world situation in the last two years in international Affairs and international security, the serious changes introduced.
Until 2002, in Cam Ranh Bay was a naval base of the Navy. She allowed the Pacific fleet to control the South Pacific and the entire Indian. The facility was closed in 2002.
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