Chairman of the US House Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee on Asia and the Pacific Ted Yoho (Photo: Internet)

Hanoi (VNA) – National Assembly Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty has stated that Vietnam wants to further deepen comprehensive partnership with the US on bilateral, regional and global aspects, on the basis of respect to each other’s political regime and development roadmap.

During a reception in Hanoi on October 16 for Chairman of the US House Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee on Asia and the Pacific Ted Yoho, Ty said ties between Vietnam and the US have developed across the fields of politics, economy, trade, science-technology, culture, education, national defence-security since 2013.

He suggested that the US Congress and government continue boosting two-way trade, including facilitating the export of Vietnamese catfish to the US market.

Vietnam hopes that the US would continue assisting the country in improving the capacity of its coast guards as well as search and rescue efforts, and promoting national defence industry, with priority given to shipbuilding, maritime supervision, training of officers, English language and military medicine, he said.

Yoho, for his part, hailed Vietnam as a significant trade partner of the US,

He expressed his belief that bilateral relationship will further grow intensively and extensively, and suggested that both sides need to deal with existing issues to look towards a brighter future of later generations.-VNA