Increasing constructive dialogue between the EU and Vietnam is the aim of the visit from February 21-23 of a delegation from the Subcommittee on Human Rights of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Chief of the General Staff of Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Minister of National Defence Phan Van Giang met with Commanding General of the US Army Pacific Robert Brown in Hanoi on February 23.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung and Cambodian Minister of Planning Chhay Than co-chaired the 8th ministerial-level meeting in Phnom Penh on February 23.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung received Irish Ambassador to Vietnam Cait Moran on February 22, noting that his city wants to cooperate with the European nation in education and urban landscaping.
Vice President of the Council of State of Cuba Gladys Bejerano Portela voiced her hope for the sound development of Cuba-Vietnam ties while receiving Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Trung Thanh who came to present his credentials on February 22.
The first Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM1) of APEC 2017 and related meetings ongoing in Nha Trang city in the central province of Khanh Hoa entered their sixth working day.
The ASEAN Foreign Ministers agreed to turn the grouping into a shining example of a regional organisation at their recently concluded retreat in Boracay, the Philippines.
The friendship between the Japanese Communist Party (JCP) and the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) has been reinforced in recent years, according to Ogata Yasuo – JCP Vice Chairman and Head of the JCP’s International Affairs Department.
Vietnam and Israel should promote cooperation in high-technology transfer, research and development as Israel boasts various advantages in this field, said Minister of Public Security Sen. Lieut. Gen. To Lam.
The most populous province of the Republic of Korea (RoK), Gyeonggi, hopes to establish ties with Hanoi to enhance bilateral cooperation across various fields, including hi-tech agriculture.
HCM City welcomes and pledges to create the best conditions for businesses from Sakai city in the Japanese prefecture of Osaka to invest in the southern largest economic hub, said a local official.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said he hopes Vietnam and New Zealand will work to elevate their relations to a strategic partnership.
National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong hosted a reception for Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs Pier Antonio Panzeri in Hanoi on February 22.
The first APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 1) went on in Nha Trang city on February 22 with activities seven committees, working groups and forums of APEC.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomed the new Ambassador of Slovenia, Janez Premoze at a reception on February 22.
All equipment and personnel of the first field hospital of Vietnam is scheduled to leave for South Sudan in December 2017 to join the United Nations peacekeeping mission there.
Vietnam’s customs sector wants to cooperate with APEC member economies and receive financial and technological support from them to develop the sector’s competence.
Chairwoman of Russia’s Federal Council Valentina Ivanovna Matvienko said Russia will do everything possible to develop the comprehensive strategic partnership with Vietnam.