Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has said the Vietnamese Government supports activities by Armenian Ambassador Raisa Vardanyan to step up links between the two countries, especially in trade and training.

In a December 25 reception for the newly-accredited ambassador, PM Dung said the Government will consider opening the Vietnamese Embassy in Armenia soon.

Vietnam attaches importance to stepping up the traditional and mutually-beneficial collaboration with Armenia , he said, expressing his hope that an intergovernmental committee will be established soon to boost bilateral ties.

Sharing the Vietnamese leader’s views, the diplomat wowed to spare no efforts to foster bilateral relations, especially in economics, trade and investment.

She also affirmed Armenia ’s consistent policy of attaching importance to relations with Vietnam and said the opening of the embassy in the Southeast Asian country is expected to strengthen the collaboration between the two countries.-VNA