Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc talked on the phone with US President-elect Donald Trump on December 14.

He congratulated Trump on his election as the 45th President of the United States of America and affirmed that Vietnam attaches great importance to the friendship and cooperation with the US.

The US President-elect applauded Vietnam’s achievements in past years as well as the positive progresses made in the bilateral ties. He also stated his wish to work with Vietnam in strengthening the relationship.

The two leaders also discussed orientations and measures to accelerate economic, trade and investment ties between Vietnam and the US.-VNA