Foreign Minister: Vietnam wishes to further deepen ties with Romania hinh anh 1Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son (R) and Romanian Ambassador to Vietnam Cristina Romila (Photo:


Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son has affirmed that Vietnam treasures and wishes to continue further deepening traditional friendship and all-around cooperation with Romania.

During a reception in Hanoi on October 19 for Romanian Ambassador to Vietnam Cristina Romila, Son thanked Romania for providing active and effective support for Vietnam to promote the signing of the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).

He hailed Romania as one of the first three EU member states to approve the EVFTA and suggested both sides work closely together to effectively realise the deal for the benefit of both countries.

Son also thanked the Romanian Government and people for donating 300,000 AstraZeneca doses and staying ready to transfer a large number of vaccines in non-commercial principles to Vietnam.

Romila, for herpart, affirmed that in hers position, she and the Romanian Embassy in Hanoi will serve as a bridge to foster bilateral friendship and collaboration as desired by the two countries’ leaders./.