Politburo member Le Hong Anh on May 6 welcomed Lao Deputy Prime Minister Asang Laoly and Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An.

They are in Vietnam to attend the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu victory (May 7) which led to the signing of the 1954 Geneva Accord in which France agreed to withdraw its forces from the three Indochinese countries of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia .

At the Hanoi meeting, Anh, who is also permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat, congratulated the Lao and Cambodian peoples on their achievements during their national construction and development.

He spoke highly of the fine development in the relations between Vietnam and Laos and Cambodia , saying that the Vietnamese Party, Government and ministries will do all they can to further strengthen the ties, thus contributing to the prosperity of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, to which the three are members.

The guests said that their countries always treasure their traditional relations with Vietnam .

They agreed to continue boosting the connections for the development of each nation, and for the peace, stability and prosperity of the whole region.-VNA