NA Vice Chairman greets US parliamentarians hinh anh 1Senator Tom Carper (Source: PressTV)
Hanoi (VNA) - National Assembly Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien and US members of parliament have discussed issues of shared concern such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement and national defence and security.

At a reception for Senator Tom Carper and Congressmen Joaquin Castro and Beto O’Rourke in Hanoi on May 23, Hien said the guests’ visit will contribute to enhancing relations between legislative bodies and the people of Vietnam and the US.

The two law-making bodies have exchanged many high-ranking delegations, he said, hailing the efforts of leaders of the US Senate and House of Representatives and the congressmen themselves in fostering the relationship between the two countries.

In reply, Tom Carper briefed his host on the operation of the US Congress,which includes the Senate and the House of Representatives.-VNA