Vietnam and Chile ’s legislative bodies have agreed to step up
bilateral cooperation, especially in legislation and supervision, to
consolidate their traditional friendship and foster cooperation between
the two countries in the future.
The agreement was reached during the first ever visit to Chile by a
high-ranking Vietnamese National Assembly delegation which was led by
Deputy Chairman Uong Chu Luu from July 3-5.
his stay, Luu held talks with Chilean Senate President Camilo Escalona
Medina, the President of House of Representatives Nicolas M.Diaz;
Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno and Minister of Justice Teodoro Ribera
Both sides pledged to promote economic and
trade ties, to raise two-way trade to 10 billion USD in the next 10
years, as mentioned by Chilean President Sebastian Pinera during his
visit to Vietnam in March.
willing to serve as a bridge to help Vietnamese goods enter the Latin
American market. They also proposed that Vietnam acts as a gateway to
help the country to expand its markets in Southeast Asia .
The Vietnamese delegation also heard an introduction on Chile ’s
legal system, its experience in legislation and supervision, the roles
its judicial and executive systems play and the State and local
On the occasion, Luu conveyed NA
Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung’s invitation to the President of the Chilean
House of Representatives to visit Vietnam in the future.-VNA