Vietnam wants to further boost relations with EU: PM Politics

Vietnam wants to further boost relations with EU: PM

Vietnam will spare no effort to further promote its relations with the European Union (EU), Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while receiving Federica Mogherini, Vice President of the European Commission and High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, in Hanoi on August 5.
Vietnam–Norway Joint Statement Politics

Vietnam–Norway Joint Statement

Vietnam and Norway issued a joint statement on the official visit to Norway by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc as well as agreements reached by the countries’ leaders during the visit.
EU-Vietnam FTA needs to balance interests: Deputy PM Business

EU-Vietnam FTA needs to balance interests: Deputy PM

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) needs to balance both sides’ interests and respects the articles that they have agreed on, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue told Ambassador Bruno Angelet, head of the EU Delegation to Vietnam.
Vietnam, EU hold annual human rights dialogue Politics

Vietnam, EU hold annual human rights dialogue

Vietnam and the European Union (EU) have held their annual human rights dialogue in Brussels, exchanging viewpoints and sharing experience and good practices in promoting and protecting human rights.
Vietnam – US Joint Statement Politics

Vietnam – US Joint Statement

Vietnam and the US have issued a Joint Statement on the occasion of the visit by US President Barack Obama to Vietnam at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Tran Dai Quang.
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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, 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.
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Vietnam important to Norway, says Crown Prince

Crown Prince of Norway Haakon Magnus has treasured cooperation between his country and Vietnam in his interview granted to Vietnam News Agency on the threshold of his official visit to Vietnam from March 18-21.
Vietnam hopes to boost ties with Australia Politics

Vietnam hopes to boost ties with Australia

Vietnam always places importance on its ties with Australia and desires to boost their comprehensive partnership in a result-orientated manner, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung at a reception for Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in Hanoi on February 18.
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Vietnam actively contributes to protecting human rights

Together with running for a seat in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the 2014-2016 tenure, Vietnam has made numerous efforts to realise its view of human rights as a common value and aspiration of human beings as well as represent its consistent policy of respecting and ensuring human rights, and enhancing international cooperation in this field.

From achievements and experience from its comprehensive renewal process based on three pillars: economic growth, social progress and equality, and guarantee of human rights, Vietnam has made positive contributions to joint efforts by the international community to fostering and better protecting human rights in the world over the past 26 years.
US MP opposes mark-up of Vietnam human rights act Politics

US MP opposes mark-up of Vietnam human rights act

Ranking Member Eni Faleomavaega of the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific on June 27 expressed disappointment with the mark-up by the US House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee of H.R. 1897, the Vietnam Human Rights Act of 2013.