The Vietnamese legislative body gives special priority to developing the friendship with the European Parliament (EP).

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said this while receiving a visiting European Parliamentarian delegation, led by its Committee for Southeast Asia and ASEAN Relations Chairman Werner Largen in Hanoi on October 29.

Hung expressed his pleasure at the increasing development of the relations between the NA of Vietnam and the EP in such fields as politics, trade and investment.

The NA chief told his guest that he hopes the bilateral meetings between the EP delegation and Vietnamese agencies will help deepen mutual understanding and strengthen relations between the Vietnamese legislature and the EP and EU.

The EP attaches importance to boosting ties with the Vietnamese NA, Chairman Werner Largen affirmed.

The two sides have exchanged delegations and collaborated in multilateral forums as well as shared experience in legislation, according to Largen, adding that he hopes that the two sides will continue to strengthen cooperation activities, especially in law building and international integration.

Chairman Hung also briefed his guest of the Constitution revision in Vietnam.-VNA