Hanoi (VNA) – The Institute for Africa and Middle East Studies (IAMES) under the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and the Moroccan Centre for Studies and Research in Social Sciences on March 28 inked a cooperation agreement to promote the exchange of scientific information.

Accordingly, the two sides will share scientific information related to international relations, foreign policy, regional and global security, development of political economy, and international culture.

They will create favourable conditions for the sharing of research results and scientific publications while discussing the possibility of rotationally hosting meetings, workshops and forums, and similar events with the participation of a third party.

Under the terms of the freshly-signed document, mutual visits by their scholars, experts and researchers will also be facilitated.

IAMES Director Assoc. Prof. and Dr. Nguyen Manh Hung considered the agreement as an important step in bilateral cooperation, opening up new prospects for partnership in research, training and policy consultation.-VNA