The 17th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Ministerial Meeting opened in Algiers, Algeria, on May 28.

Foreign Deputy Minister Ha Kim Ngoc led the Vietnamese delegation to the event. Themed “Enhanced Solidarity for Security and Prosperity”, the two-day meeting, discussed on global issues, including conflicts, terrorism and transnational crimes, smuggling, backward in technology and human right, and environment. Participants also focused their discussions to seek solutions to help the movement more active and closer.

Established in 1961 in Belgrade, former Yugoslav, the movement comprises nearly 120 member states and 16 observers, accounting for a half of the world’s population.

Iran currently holds the movement’s presidency and the 17th NAM Summit will take place in Caracas, Venezuela, in 2015.-VNA