Vietnamese, Canadian PMs co-chair press conference hinh anh 1Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The establishment of comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and Canada is not only an important milestone in the bilateral relationship but also gives a momentum to cooperative ties, especially when the two nations are sharing more interests bilaterally, regionally and internationally.

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc made the statement when co-chairing a press conference with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau after their talks in Hanoi on November 8.

PM Phuc affirmed that the new agreement on bilateral relations will open a new chapter in socio-economic, cultural, defence and security cooperation in the spirit of comprehensive partnership.

[PMs Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Justin Trudeau hold talk]

Sharing the view, PM Trudeau said that the Canada-Vietnam comprehensive partnership will be an important legal framework for the two countries to further foster their existing cooperative ties in all fields.

He expressed his belief that bilateral relations will grow further, including economic cooperation.

Regarding Canada’s participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, PM Trudeau affirmed that Canada attaches importance to international trade collaboration as it helps generate jobs, boost economic development and improve people’s living conditions.

Therefore, Canada has actively taken part in TPP negotiations in an effort to promote economic growth, he added.-VNA