Berlin (VNA) – Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Nguyen Minh Vu has received assistance from the German Communist Party (DKP) to support flood-hit people in the central region of Vietnam.

DKP President Patrik Kobele handed over 12,150 EUR (14,489 USD) to Ambassador Vu at their meeting on November 25. The money was donated by members of the DKP and readers of the party’s newspaper.

Ambassador Vu thanked the party for the aid as well as the warm sentiments and support that the DKP and German friends have given to Vietnam.

The traditional friendship and long-lasting relations between the DKP and the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) as well as between the people in the two countries will help foster the intensive partnership between Vietnam and Germany, he stated.

The diplomat pledged to send the money to the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee so that it will reach the needy soon.

At the meeting, the two sides also discussed a number of issues such as the preparations for the 13th National Congress of the CPV, Vietnam’s external relations, and the cooperation and delegation exchange plan between the two Parties in the future./.