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Ambassador highlights Vietnam’s contributions to UN

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Ambassador highlights Vietnam’s contributions to UN

Head of the Permanent Delegation of Vietnam to the United Nations, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy has highlighted the country’s contributions to the global organization over the past four decades, ahead a visit by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to New York for the high-level General Debate of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73).

Vietnam brings into full play active role at multilateral forums

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Vietnam brings into full play active role at multilateral forums

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will lead a high-ranking delegation to the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced. The event will take place from September 25 - October 1 with the theme “Making the United Nations Relevant to All People: Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Peaceful, Equitable and Sustainable Societies”.

VFF, French socio-economic council enhance cooperation

Society

VFF, French socio-economic council enhance cooperation

Vice President and Secretary General of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Hau A Lenh has affirmed that VFF highly values work with the French Economic, Social and Environmental Council (CESE) to share experience in environmental protection, climate change response and industrial and household waste treatment.

39th session of UN Human Rights Council opens

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39th session of UN Human Rights Council opens

The 39th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) opened in Geneva, Switzerland, on September 10, attended by representatives of 47 member countries, more than 100 observer states and international and non-governmental organisations.

Vietnam, Russia issue joint statement

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Vietnam, Russia issue joint statement

Vietnam and Russia issued a 40-point joint statement on the official visit to Russia by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong from September 5-8, made at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Vietnam active at United Nations’ forums

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Vietnam active at United Nations’ forums

The Vietnamese Ambassador to the United Nations Dang Dinh Quy has written about Vietnam’s contributions to the United Nations’ forums on the occasion of the 30th Diplomatic Conference scheduled to be held in Hanoi from August 12-17.

Myanmar, Japan FMs discuss Rohingya-involved crisis

World

Myanmar, Japan FMs discuss Rohingya-involved crisis

Myanmar’s State Counsellor cum Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on August 6 discussed ways to resolve the ongoing crisis involved the Rohingya Muslim minority group in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.

Vietnam attends SEANWFZ, AICHR meetings in Singapore

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Vietnam attends SEANWFZ, AICHR meetings in Singapore

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung has attended the Executive Committee of the Southeast Asian Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty (SEANWFZ)’s conference and the meeting between ASEAN foreign ministers and representatives from the ASEAN Inter-governmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR).

Party leader lauds information-education sector

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Party leader lauds information-education sector

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) Nguyen Phu Trong lauded achievements made by the CPVCC’s Commission for Information and Education during a working session with its key officials in Hanoi on August 1.

Myanmar President calls for stronger reforms

World

Myanmar President calls for stronger reforms

Myanmar President U Win Myint has urged greater efforts to speed up reforms to follow global trends, stressing that reforms need to be conducted in a timely manner towards establishing a democratic federal union.

Cambodia: Campaign for July 29 general election ends

World

Cambodia: Campaign for July 29 general election ends

Political parties of Cambodia on July 27 ended their three-week campaigns for the country’s general election slated on July 29 during which about 8.3 million voters are expected to cast their ballots to choose the 125-seat National Assembly.