Dinh The Huynh, Politburo member and Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Central Committee (CPVCC), hosted a reception in Hanoi on December 18 for Matthias Hohn, Federal General Secretary of Germany’s Left Party (Die Linke).

Huynh, who is also head of the CPVCC’s Commission for Popularisation and Education, highly valued the positive development in the Vietnam-Germany relationship, and between CPV and Germany’s Left Party.

He affirmed that the Vietnamese Party and State will always attach significance to the friendship and multifaceted cooperation with Germany, and consider the country one of Vietnam’s leading partners in Europe.

He expressed his hope that the two Parties will continue improving exchanges of information and party building experience, contributing to the two countries’ friendship and cooperation in the common interest of the two peoples, and for peace, stability and development in the region and the world.

Hohn spoke highly of Vietnam ’s achievements in socio-economic development under the CPV leadership, affirming that the Left Party supports the strategic partnership for future between the two countries, and hopes to boost ties with the CPV and foster bilateral cooperation in the fields that Vietnam has demand and Germany has advantage.

During the meeting, both sides exchanged views on the two Parties and two countries’ situation, as well as on regional and international issues of mutual concern.-VNA