Hanoi (VNA) – President of Argentina Mauricio Macri and his spouse will pay a State visit to Vietnam from February 19-21.

The visit is made at the invitation of President Nguyen Phu Trong.

The friendship and multifaceted cooperation between Vietnam and Argentina have been continuously strengthened and developed since the two nations established diplomatic ties on October 25, 1973.

Several agreements were signed in the spheres of economy, trade, investment, agriculture, and science-technology.

Bilateral trade reached almost 3 billion USD in 2018, the highest figure between Argentina and any Southeast Asian country.–VNA