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Vietnam successfully assumed the role of President of the UN Security Council (UNSC) over the last month, a position that it has held for the second time during its non-permanent UNSC membership during the 2020 - 2021 period. To mark the occasion, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese Delegation to the UN, granted an exclusive interview to VOV correspondents, shedding light on Vietnamese success during its UNSC Presidency.
Despite its acknowledgement, the United States’ 2021 annual report on religious freedom is yet to assess the situation in Vietnam in an objective manner, said Doan Khac Viet, deputy spokesperson for the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Tapping into the achievements of digital technology and mitigating their negative impacts will serve to accelerate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development.
The last year has seen several foreigners living in Vietnam experience unprecedented changes, particularly with 2020 being heavily affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, meaning that travelling between countries has become increasingly difficult.
The recently-concluded 15th conference of the Party Central Committee has adopted a list of nominees, including special cases, that can fill key positions in the nation’s leadership over the coming five years.
Prior to the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam, hostile forces and opportunists have made up stories distorting issues concerning Vietnamese territories in order to sabotage the Party and State of Vietnam and disturb the peaceful life of the Vietnamese people.
Vietnam has played an active role as the Chairman ASEAN 2020, especially in leading the regional bloc in carrying out the ASEAN’s initiatives and priorities amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Vietnam is clearly an indispensable partner in our Indo-Pacific Vision, based on our shared values and interests in promoting peace, stability and prosperity of our region, says Indian ambassador to Vietnam Pranay Verma.
COVID-19 Latest News (August 9): Vietnam has detected two more locally transmitted coronavirus cases in Hanoi capital and neighbouring Bac Giang province during the past 12 hours, raising the country’s tally of infections to 812.
For the first time ASEAN Foreign Ministers on August 8 issued a statement on the importance of maintaining peace and stability in Southeast Asia. Following is the full text of the statement:
Over the past 53 years since its inception, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has successfully resolved differences to build a united community to respond to all regional and global challenges, says Norwegian ambassador to ASEAN Morten Høglund.
Vietnam has emphasised the need for cooperation among concerned parties to deal with challenges from terrorist groups in Syria based on respect for international laws and UN resolutions.
Vietnam supports a comprehensive, fair and lasting solution to the conflict between Palestine and Israel through dialogues and negotiations, as well as the exercise of indisputable legal rights of Palestinians.
Vietnam stays ready to cooperate with Mexico within bilateral and multilateral frameworks to push back the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and recover the economy
All 240 air passengers, mostly Vietnamese citizens, returning from Singapore on July 11 have tested negative for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) according to the Center for Diseases Control in Da Nang.
Vietnam and the United Nations have shared experience in peacekeeping activities, especially in combating the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) during online talks on July 10 between Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh and UN Under-Secretary-General for Operational Support Atul Khare.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong and President of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and Prime Minister Hun Sen exchanged views on the two nations’ relations during their phone talks on July 9.
The Vietnamese Ambassador to Switzerland Le Linh Lan received the Chairmanship of the ASEAN Committee in Bern (ACB) during an online meeting held in Bern on July 2, the first event of the committee since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Switzerland.
A Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesperson affirmed on July 2 that the US Department of State’s 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report does not reflect objectively and accurately the situation as well as anti-trafficking efforts in Vietnam.
ASEAN and China have reaffirmed their commitments to fully and seriously implementing the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) and soon resuming negotiations on the Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC).
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Vietnam is sending affection to Lao and Cambodian students who stay back in the country for Tet, the traditional New Year holiday which is an occasion for family reunion.
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