Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on November 23 held phone talks with Angola's Minister of External Relations Téte António to discuss cooperation between Vietnam and Angola, and their coordination at multilateral forums.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has delivered his message to the third Paris Peace Forum which is being held online. The following is the full text of his remarks.
Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son and his Brazilian counterpart Marcia Donner Abreu on November 6 held the 7th Vietnam – Brazil political consultation at the deputy FM level, in the form of a teleconference.
Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the UN, highlighted on behalf of ASEAN member states at an October 5 UN debate on the importance of international cooperation and solidarity in response to COVID-19.
Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, head of the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the UN, WTO and other international organisations in Geneva, called on the Vietnamese community in Switzerland to make more contributions to the homeland as well as cooperation between the two countries.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Finland and Estonia Dang Thi Hai Tam presented her letter of credence to Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid in Parnu city on September 22.
Delegates exchanged views on complex global and regional developments, such as the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic and increasing big power rivalry.
The Swiss Party of Labour held a ceremony on September 21 to celebrate 75th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day.
Regional Manager for Asia-Pacific of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce (WKO) Johannes Brunner has expressed his impression on Vietnam’s development, especially its positive economic growth in the first eight months of this year despite the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) should continue supporting each other and sharing experience in COVID-19 prevention and control and treatment to boost bilateral relations in a new situation.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended an online summit of the world’s NA female heads held on August 17 under the theme of women’s leadership at NAs in the time of COVID-19 and post-pandemic recovery.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong discussed Vietnam-Laos relations over the phone with his counterpart Bounnhang Vorachith on August 13, calling for continued coordination in the COVID-19 fight.
As ASEAN Chair 2020, Vietnam lauded Canada’s support to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the fight against COVID-19 at the virtual 17th ASEAN-Canada Dialogue on August 11.
Special communiqué on former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu’s passing away
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has delivered a message on the occasion of the 53rd founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the 25th anniversary of Vietnam’s admission to the bloc. Following is a translation of the message.
Vietnamese and Cambodian officials examined and agreed all 500 sets of border topographic maps at Moc Bai international border gate, the southern province of Tay Ninh.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of Vietnam’s SOM ASEAN, suggested economic recovery work should concentrate on production, tourism, and transport, as well as disadvantaged groups, during an online high-level dialogue on ASEAN’s recovery post-COVID-19 on July 30.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested Vietnam and Nigeria should promote bilateral cooperation, particularly in economics and trade, after the COVID-19 pandemic is brought under control, during his reception for outgoing Nigerian Ambassador Francis Young Efeduma in Hanoi on July 28.
July 28 this year marks 25 years of Vietnam’s official membership in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The anniversary is special at the point that Vietnam is shouldering the heavy responsibility of the rotary Chair of the bloc for the second time. On this occasion, Politburo member, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh writes an article entitled “Vietnam’s 25 years of ASEAN membership: Joining hands for a cohesive and responsive community”. Following is a translation of his article:
Vietnam is a respectable, trustworthy, and constructive member of ASEAN, Frederick Kliem, an analyst with the Centre for Multilateralism Studies at the Singaporean-based S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), said in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency, during which he emphasised that the country is now an integral part of the bloc after 25 years of membership.