Dai Viet Diplomatic Relations with Neighbouring Countries under Ly Dynasty

Nguyen Thanh Binh
University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University, Hanoi.
Email: nguyenthanhbinhtriet@gmail.comReceived: 8 March, 2017. Accepted: 30 March, 2017.

Source: Vietnam Social Sciences, No.3 (179) – 2017 
Abstract: Vietnam, or Dai Viet (Great Viet) as named under Ly dynasty, had diplomatic relations with its neighbours, including China, Champa and Chenla. It pursued a peace-loving foreign
policy, while resolutely resisting foreign aggression. The foreign policy was aimed at building and upholding friendship among neighbouring countries for the purpose of creating and maintaining a peaceful environment for national construction and defence.
Keywords: Diplomatic relations, Ly dynasty, Song dynasty, Champa, Chenla, Laos. Continue reading