|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Jiang Yu's Remarks on Vietnam Holding So-called "National Assembly deputies" Elections on China's Nansha Islands|
Q: It is reported that Vietnam has recently held elections of the so-called "National Assembly deputies" and "People's Council representatives" on islets of China's Nansha Islands upon which it illegally enchroaches. What is China's comment?
A: China has indisputable sovereignty over the Nansha Islands and their adjacent waters. Any unilateral action taken by any country on the Nansha Islands is an infringement on China's territorial sovereignty, thus illegal, invalid and not in line with the spirit of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea.