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Vietnamese, Philippine foreign ministers hold talks

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Vietnamese, Philippine foreign ministers hold talks

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh welcomed the first official visit to Vietnam by Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Lopez Locsin during their talks in Hanoi on July 8, believing that the visit will help strengthen bilateral strategic partnership.

Twenty years of Vietnam-US relations: Short Journey with great strides

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Twenty years of Vietnam-US relations: Short Journey with great strides

The 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations is a critical moment for Vietnam and the US to reflect upon the past and look forward to a better future for both countries as well as for peace, cooperation and development in the Asia-Pacific and the world at large.

“20 years is a long period for one's lifetime. Yet, it is merely a fleeting moment in the history of relations between nations. Few people could have imagined that Vietnam and the United States would make such great strides in their bilateral ties after two decades of normalized relations," wrote Pham Binh Minh, member of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister.

Vietnam, Japan lift bilateral relations to new height

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Vietnam, Japan lift bilateral relations to new height

During their talks in Tokyo on March 18, President Truong Tan Sang, now on a state visit to Japan , and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to establish the extensive strategic partnership between the two countries for peace and prosperity in Asia. Following is the full text of the statement on the establishment.

Vietnam, US issue Joint Statement

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Vietnam, US issue Joint Statement

President Truong Tan Sang of Vietnam and President Barack Obama of the United States of America issued a joint statement at the end of their talks in Washington on July 25. The statement runs as follow:

President Barack Obama welcomed President Truong Tan Sang of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the White House on July 25, 2013. During their meeting, the two Presidents affirmed their commitment to opening a new phase of bilateral relations between Vietnam and the United States based on mutual respect and common interests. President Truong Tan Sang’s visit comes at an important time for both nations, reflecting a shared desire to build a forward-looking relationship between the two countries.