Federica Mogherini, Vice President of the European Commission arrived in Vietnam on August 3 to start an official three-day visit at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh.

During the talks, Deputy PM Minh expressed his belief that Mogherini’s current visit will significantly contribute to boosting the Vietnam-EU partnership and comprehensive cooperation.

The European Union (EU) considers Vietnam a leading partner in the region and is implementing many specific policies and measures to enhance its cooperative relations with the Southeast Asian country, according to the senior EU official.

The two sides agreed on the need to deepen the bilateral cooperation, towards a more dynamic period, matching potential and better meeting interests of both sides./.