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President lauds contributions of chief representatives abroad

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President lauds contributions of chief representatives abroad

President Tran Dai Quang attributed the achievements Vietnam has recorded in external affairs and international integration to the contributions made by heads of Vietnamese representative agencies abroad, during talks on the sidelines of the 30th Diplomatic Conference on August 14.

ASEAN+3 to contribute more to regional economic connectivity

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ASEAN+3 to contribute more to regional economic connectivity

Foreign ministers of ASEAN countries and three partner nations - China, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan (ASEAN+3) - met in Singapore on August 4, agreeing on the need for ASEAN+3 to continue contributing to economic connectivity and opening trend in the region.

Singapore, China pledge to strengthen bilateral cooperation

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Singapore, China pledge to strengthen bilateral cooperation

Singaporean President Halimah Yacob met with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51) and related meetings in Singapore on August 3, promising to deepen bilateral cooperation.

US Secretary of State begins Southeast Asia visit

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US Secretary of State begins Southeast Asia visit

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Malaysia on August 2, the first stop on a Southeast Asia tour expected to focus on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) denuclearisation and tensions with China.

Vietnam, New Zealand step up defence ties

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Vietnam, New Zealand step up defence ties

Sen. Lieut. Gen. Phan Van Giang, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA), hosted a reception for Major General Tony Davies, Vice Chief of New Zealand’s Defence Force, in Hanoi on August 2. ​