Vietnam contributes to ASEAN’s consensus on important decisions Politics

Vietnam contributes to ASEAN’s consensus on important decisions

The Vietnamese delegation to the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat, led by Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son, has actively contributed ideas to creating ASEAN's consensus on many important decisions such as measures to improve the group's institution effectiveness, implement the five-point consensus on the Myanmar issue, and support Timor Leste.
ASEAN should maintain balanced, harmonious approach to partners: FM Son Politics

ASEAN should maintain balanced, harmonious approach to partners: FM Son

Vietnamese Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son on February 4 emphasised the need for ASEAN to maintain a balanced and harmonious approach to its partners, promote the effectiveness and value of ASEAN-led mechanisms, and better the building of mutual trust and understanding for cooperation in response to emerging issues.
Foreign ministry asked to optimise opportunities for national development Politics

Foreign ministry asked to optimise opportunities for national development

Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to actively give advice to the Party and State on external policies as well as suitable measures and steps to optimise opportunities and advantages for national development and defence during a working session with its leaders on January 31 on foreign relations work in 2023.
Foreign ministry sets economic diplomacy focuses for 2023 Politics

Foreign ministry sets economic diplomacy focuses for 2023

The pioneering role of the diplomatic sector will be carried forward in building and maintaining an environment of peace and stability, mobilising external resources to serve the national development and raising the country’s position and reputation in the international arena, Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son has said.
Paris Peace Accords – success of Vietnam’s diplomacy: symposium Politics

Paris Peace Accords – success of Vietnam’s diplomacy: symposium

The Paris Agreement on Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Vietnam (Paris Peace Accords), reached on January 27, 1973, is a vivid historical proof of the aspiration for peace and the tradition of amicable diplomacy of the Vietnamese people; and an important premise of the foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, multilateralisation and diversification in the period of Doi Moi (Renewal) and extensive international integration over the past more than 35 years.
Meeting reviews Vietnam’s participation in ASEAN in 2022 Politics

Meeting reviews Vietnam’s participation in ASEAN in 2022

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), the national coordinating agency for ASEAN, chaired an inter-sectoral meeting in Hanoi on January 9 to review ASEAN cooperation and Vietnam’s participation in the bloc’s activities in 2022, and set up orientations for this year.