The Vietnamese National Assembly, Government and people attach importance to and wish to further deepen the traditional friendship and multi-faceted cooperation with Poland, considering it one of priorities in Vietnam ’s external policy on Central-Eastern Europe.

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung made the remarks at a meeting with Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski on March 15 within the framework of his official visit to the Central European country.

Hung thanked the Polish Government and people for their assistance to Vietnam during its national construction, defence and development.

He expressed his hope that the two countries will boost bilateral cooperation more effectively in the fields of politics, economics, security-defence, culture, and education and training.

The Vietnamese top legislator asked Poland to continue supporting Vietnam in strengthening the comprehensive relation with the European Union, especially in economics-trade, to accelerate the EU recognition of Vietnam as a market economy, and to back the country in free trade agreement negotiations with the EU.

Komorowski described Hung’s visit as helping further consolidate and usher in a new opportunity in the two countries’ relationship.

He highly valued the cooperation between the two legislative bodies and suggested the two sides strengthen visits between their high-level leaders as well as delegation exchanges to further foster bilateral ties.
The same day, Hung met Chairman of the Senate of Poland Bogdan Borusewicz.

At the meeting, Hung highly valued the 60 - year traditional friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Poland .

The Vietnamese NA is always willing to cooperate with the Polish side in boosting bilateral relations into a new high level.

For his part, Borusewicz expressed his belief that the visit of the Vietnamese delegation will practically contribute to promoting the friendship and cooperation between the two legislative bodies, and create new cooperative opportunities in the bilateral relations as well as the regional and international cooperation.

He spoke highly of Vietnam ’s socio-economic achievements and said he hoped to further promote cooperation with Vietnam in all fields.-VNA