Vietnam has thanked international friends for their recent fine sentiments, glorious support and effective cooperation.

Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and the Hanoi People’s Committee expressed thanks to the international community at a meeting of the foreign diplomatic corps in Vietnam , in Hanoi on Jan. 19, on the occasion of the traditional New Year.

They expressed their wish that friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and all countries and international organisations will be strengthened in future.

On behalf of the foreign diplomatic corps, Moroccan Ambassador El Houcine Fardani congratulated Vietnam on its achievements in overcoming global economic difficulties and expressed his belief that the Vietnamese Government will continue to achieve more success in the future, particularly in the 2015-2020 socio-economic development plan./.