Vietnam's successes and imprints at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as its non-permanent member in the 2020-2021 term have contributed to affirming that the Party and State's policy of upholding multilateral diplomacy is absolutely sound, thus strengthening the foundation for the country to continue pushing forward the implementation of this policy in the new period, Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son has said.
State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed that the development of Vietnam – Republic of Korea (RoK) ties is a common determination from the grassroots to high levels in Vietnam.
Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son held phone talks with his German counterpart Heiko Maas on May 25, during which he affirmed that Vietnam attaches importance to further promoting and deepening the strategic partnership with Germany.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh held a phone talks with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on May 19 to discuss measures promoting bilateral ties and COVID-19 response.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son on May 19 held phone talks with British Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Dominic Raab, during which he suggested that the UK consider the transfer of COVID-19 vaccine production technology to Vietnam.
Vietnam, which held the chair of ASEAN in 2020, had set the agenda for future chairpersons of ASEAN, not only for 2021 but also for the next several years, said an assessment recently published by The Times of India, an Indian-based Indian English-language daily newspaper and digital news media.
Vietnamese Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Phan Van Giang hosted an official welcome ceremony in Hanoi on April 25 for Chinese State Councillor and Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Wei Fenghe, who is paying an official visit to Vietnam from April 24-27.
The Malaysian news service site theinnews.com (INS) has published an article, titled “Vietnam’s economy to keep growing solidly with new leaders”, highlighting that despite COVID-19, Vietnam has emerged as a shining star in Asia.
Newly-appointed Foreign Minister (FM) Bui Thanh Son on April 14 held separate online conversations with Australian FM Marise Payne, Malaysian FM Hishammuddin Hussein and Philippine FM Teodoro Locsin Jr..
Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son held a phone talk with Brunei Second Minister of Foreign Affairs Dato Erywan Pehin Yusof on April 13, during which both agreed to regularly and effectively maintain the nations’ mechanism of joint committee on bilateral cooperation.
Vietnam for the second time assumed the role of rotating President of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the 2020-2021 tenure this month, thus making a new and important imprint in the process of transforming from a participant to an active and proactive UN member.
Romanian media have reported that the Vietnamese National Assembly had successfully consolidated key leadership positions, and showed their hope Vietnam-Romania cooperative ties would develop to a new height in the future.
Vietnam’s new leadership is expected to continue inheriting and building on impressive achievements made in the past tenure to carry the country forward, contributing to ensuring peace, stability and development in the region and the world, said Dr. Takashi Hosoda, an expert on Asia-Pacific from the Czech Republic’s Charles University.
Vietnam will strive to outstandingly perform its role as the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) President in April, significantly contributing to realising the foreign policy set by the 13th National Party Congress.
Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh held a virtual discussion on March 10 with New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs Nanaia Mahuta, during which they agreed to promote the role of the two foreign ministries in bolstering cooperation between Vietnam and New Zealand.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 10 held talks via videoconference with his counterparts from Cambodia, Samdech Techo Hun Sen, and Laos, Thongloun Sisoulith.
Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh held phone talks with Singaporean Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan on March 4, during which they discussed measures to bolster trade exchange and speed up post-pandemic economic recovery, as well as the facilitation of travelling between the two sides.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong has emphasised the necessity for the entire Party, people, and army to unite, promote patriotism and Vietnamese mettle and wisdom, strive to overcome all challenges and difficulties, and turn opportunities into reality to build a more prosperous and happier Vietnam.
The Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA) on February 5 published an article written by Kyle Springer, a Senior Analyst at the Perth USAsia Centre, saying that the outcomes of the freshly-ended 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam suggest continuity in leadership and policy.
Russian news agency Sputnik laid stress on the sound leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) in its latest article posted on February 3, describing it as a key factor for the success of the revolutionary cause in the Southeast Asian country.