PM envisages Spratly Islands as marine socioeconomic hub
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According to Pham Minh Chinh, Vietnam should the Truong Sa (Spratly) islands in central Khanh Hoa Province into .
Chinh at a meeting with Khanh Hoa leaders on Sunday morning, only a day after 64 Vietnamese troops who perished defending Spratly Archipelago reefs against China on March 14, 1988, and lost Gac Ma (Johnson South) Reef in the islands. He described the islands as a "powerful barrier" preserving , adding that it "must be done as quickly as feasible." According to Nguyen Hai Ninh, secretary of the Khanh Hoa Party Committee, the province would concentrate on building the Van Phong Economic Zone and in Cam Lam District in the future years.
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