Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son and UK Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Hugo Swire discussed over the phone measures to promote the two countries’ strategic partnership on May 28.

They particularly paid attention to the priority fields of politics-diplomacy, economics-trade-investment, and education and training.

The officials shared the view that the bilateral strategic partnership has come a long way over the past time, and agreed that the fourth Vietnam – UK strategic dialogue will be held in Hanoi this year.

They also touched upon regional and global issues of common interest, including the recent developments in the East Sea.-VNA