Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong ​(R) and Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi (Source: dangcongsan.vn)
Hanoi(VNA) – The Vietnamese Party and State always attach importance to maintaining friendly neighbourliness and win-win cooperation with China, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong told Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi.

During a reception on June 27 in Hanoi for Yang, who led a Chinese delegation to attend the ninth meeting of the steering committee for bilateral cooperation on the same day, the Vietnamese Party Chief suggested enhancing political trust, promoting and improving the efficiency of cooperation between the two nations in all fields in the time ahead.

He also stressed the need to foster people-to-people exchange and satisfactorily resolve issues related to the East Sea in conformity with international law and the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC), working towards the early formulation of a code of conduct (COC) in the waters, towards maintaining peace, stability in the region and the world.

For his part, the Chinese guest informed the host about outcomes of the meeting.

The Chinese Party and State treasure relations with Vietnam, Yang stated, adding that his country wishes to enhance exchange of high-ranking visits and experience sharing, and boost links in economics, defence-security, diplomacy, culture, sci-technology and people-to-people exchange between the two nations.

He asserted that China is determined to work with Vietnam to effectively implement agreements reached by senior leaders of the two Parties and States, thus making the bilateral relations stronger and more sustainable.

The Vietnamese Party leader spoke highly of the outcomes of the meeting. He said the two sides should further promote the role played by the steering committee in effectuating the common perceptions reached by senior Party and State leaders of the two countries, contributing to bolstering the Vietnam-China traditional friendship and comprehensive strategic cooperation partnership./.