A delegation from the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) took part in the 22 nd meeting of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) Standing Committee in Russia’s Vladivostok city from May 30 and June 1.

At the event, delegates from the 23 major Asian political parties which are members of the Committee, reviewed the operations of the ICAPP since their previous meeting in Turkey and discussed preparations for the ICAPP General Assembly, scheduled for September this year in Sri Lanka.

Mentioning the region’s current situation, especially tensions in the East Sea, the Vietnamese delegation, led by Tran Dac Loi, deputy head of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, stressed the urgent need to follow the principle of taking no unilateral action. He said all sides must comply with international law through negotiations and the use of peaceful means to resolve disputes.

He expressed his wish that ICAPP will promote its active role in contributing to protecting peace and stability in the region.

On the sidelines of the meeting, the Vietnamese officials had meetings with representatives from the United Russia Party, the Communist Party of China and other political parties to exchange views on issues of mutual concern.-VNA