☀ Morning digest December 7 hinh anh 1

Hanoi, (VNA) - The following is a list of selected news summaries last night by the Vietnam News Agency.

– Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 6 met with Speaker of the Republic of Korea (RoK) National Assembly Kim Jin-pyo as part of his ongoing official visit to the East Asian nation.
Expressing his delight at the upgrade of Vietnam-RoK ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership, Speaker Kim congratulated Vietnam on its socio-economic achievements despite impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic.Read full story

– Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception for Ambassador Giorgio Aliberti, Head of the European Union Delegation to Vietnam, in Hanoi on December 6.
PM Chinh expressed his delight at meeting with the ambassador ahead of his trip to Europe and attendance at the ASEAN-EU 45th Anniversary Commemorative Summit this month.Read full story

- Vietnam always considers Mongolia an important partner in the region, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh told Mongolian Minister of Defence Saikhanbayar  Gursed on December 6.
At a reception for the Mongolian minister, who is on an official visit and will attend the Vietnam International Defence Expo 2022, the Government leader said he believes that the visit will contribute to enhancing mutual understanding and trust, and lifting the traditional friendly relationship between the two countries in general and defence cooperation in particular to new heights.Read full story

– Vietnam and New Zealand have agreed to promote the role of their Joint Trade and Economic Commission to raise bilateral trade to 2 billion USD by 2024, making it on par with their strategic partnership.
The consensus was reached by Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and head of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee of the New Zealand Parliament Jenny Salesa during their meeting in Wellington on December 6.Read full story

– Vietnamese Minister of Public Security General To Lam has called on the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) and the US business community to continue to act as a bridge between the two governments, and between enterprises of the two countries, thus helping the two sides study each other's wishes and needs to boost economic-trade and national defence-security cooperation.
The move was also expected to create favourable conditions for Vietnamese goods to enter the US market and increase US investment in Vietnam, Lam said while receiving an USABC delegation in Hanoi on December 6.Read full story

- Politburo member Nguyen Xuan Thang, President of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics (HCMA), met with Lao Vice President Bounthong Chitmany in Vientiane on December 6 as part of his visit to Laos.
Thang, who is also Chairman of the Central Theory Council, rejoiced at marked achievements Laos has recorded in both external and internal affairs over the past time, saying he hoped that under the leadership of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP), the Lao people will reap greater successes.Read full story

– The upcoming official visit to Vietnam by President of the French Senate Gérard Larcher is expected to contribute to consolidating and deepening the strategic partnership between the two countries, as well as the friendship and cooperation between the Vietnamese National Assembly and the French Parliament.
The French Senate President’s visit, from December 8-9, will be the first activity of the delegation exchange between the two countries’ legislative leaders after the COVID-19 pandemic was brought under control.Read full story/.