Vietnam-US joint vision statement adopted Politics

Vietnam-US joint vision statement adopted

Vietnam and the US adopted on July 7 (local time) a joint vision statement between the two countries on the occasion of the official visit to the US by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong from July 6-10 at the invitation of the US administration.

The statement recognises the positive and substantive developments in many areas of cooperation over the past 20 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, and affirms continued pursuit of a deepened, sustained, and substantive relationship on the basis of respect for the United Nations Charter, international law, and each other’s political systems.
Politics

Major milestones in Vietnam-US relationship

The Vietnam-US relationship has come a long way in benefiting the two peoples since its normalisation in 1995.

The official US visit from July 6-10 by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong including talks with US President Barack Obama is seen as a “historic milestone” and a “higher stepladder” in the bilateral comprehensive partnership established in 2013.

Deputy PM stresses potential for upgrading Vietnam-US ties Politics

Deputy PM stresses potential for upgrading Vietnam-US ties

There is ample scope for Vietnam and the US to lift their relations to an even higher level in the future, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh remarked at a ceremony to celebrate the 239th anniversary of the US’ Independence Day and the 20th anniversary of the normalisation of Vietnam-US diplomatic ties.
Culture - Sports

Concert to be held to celebrate Vietnam-US ties

A concert featuring both Vietnamese and American artists will be held on June 21 to mark the 20th year of the normalisation of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and the United States, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Workshop highlights Vietnam-US relations Society

Workshop highlights Vietnam-US relations

The Vietnam - US Society and the US Associated Press (AP) held a workshop in Hanoi on June 12 to highlight media and the development of relations between the two countries over the past two decades.
Vietnam, US defence chiefs hold talks Politics

Vietnam, US defence chiefs hold talks

Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh and his US counterpart Ashton Carter agreed that defence cooperation during the past time has met the requirement of the 2011 MoU between the two countries.
Progress made in Vietnam-US relations Politics

Progress made in Vietnam-US relations

Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan gave a reception in Hanoi on May 18 for US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who is on an official visit to Vietnam.
Vietnam-US relations development lauded Politics

Vietnam-US relations development lauded

US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said he believes Vietnam and the US will continue developing their relations and cooperation potential, ultimately expanding their comprehensive partnership in the years ahead.
Vietnam, US discuss religious policies Society

Vietnam, US discuss religious policies

Vietnamese and US scholars and religious dignitaries discussed religious policies in their respective countries during a workshop held in Washington DC on May 12.
Vietnam, US hold annual human rights dialogue Politics

Vietnam, US hold annual human rights dialogue

The 19th session of the Vietnam-US Human Rights Dialogue took place in Hanoi on May 7, focusing on a number of relevant issues such as building the State of the rule of law, judicial reform, freedom of expression, freedom of religion, labour rights, and disability rights.
Politics

US congressmen optimistic about Vietnam-US ties

Matt Salmon, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the US House of Representatives said he was pleased with the four-day trip to Vietnam starting from May 4.