Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Le Hoai Trung held a working session in Hanoi on October 19 with heads of Vietnamese representative agencies abroad who were appointed for the 2021-2024 tenure this year.
Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and head of its Organisation Commission Truong Thi Mai on October 16 met newly-accredited ambassadors and consul generals before they take office.
Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on September 28 as part of his official visit to Russia from September 25 to 28.
State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc landed at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi on September 25 evening, concluding his official visit to Cuba and his attending of the high-level general debate of the UN General Assembly, as well as bilateral activities in New York from September 18-24.
Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son has highlighted the significance of Conclusion No.12-KL/TW on the overseas Vietnamese (OV) affairs in the new situation issued by the Politburo on August 12.
Spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang on June 24 emphasised Vietnam’s demand for the relevant parties to not take any action that further complicates the situation in the East Sea, but contribute to the maintenance of peace and stability in the waters.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said he wants the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to be proactive, sharp and creative in order to ensure national interests at a working session with the ministry's officials in Hanoi on June 19 to roll out the foreign policy under the 13th National Party Congress’s resolution.
The Foreign Ministry and Vietnam News Agency Publishing House have published a photo book entitled “Diplomat Nguyen Co Thach”, on the occasion of his 100th birth anniversary (May 15).
Vietnam pursues a consistent policy of protecting and promoting human rights, respecting and ensuring the right to religious and belief freedom, which is clearly stipulated in the country’s Constitution and laws, and is enforced in reality, deputy spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Dang Hung Viet said.
Vietnam has kept a close watch on COVID-19 situation in India and is willing to support the Government and people of India in this hard time, Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on April 26.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates Nasser Bourita held phone talks on April 16 to discuss bilateral cooperation and coordination in multilateral forums.
The Foreign Ministry and the United Nations in Vietnam jointly held an international talk in Hanoi on April 15 to discuss major global trends in the post-COVID-19 era, international experience and policy implications for Vietnam.
Foreign ministers of Laos, Cambodia and Indonesia have extended congratulations to Bui Thanh Son on his appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs.
It is an honour and great responsibility for Vietnam when the country assumes the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council (UNSC) this month, the second time during its tenure as a non-permanent member of the UNSC (2020-2021).
Fostering the cooperation between the United Nations (UN) and regional organisations to promote trust building and dialogue in preventing and settling disputes will continue to be one of three priorities of Vietnam while it holds the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council (UNSC) in April, said a Foreign Ministry official.
Citizen protection is a priority in Vietnam's external policy in particular as well as in the policies of the country’s Party and State in general, according to Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
China must end its violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty in the East Sea, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said in response to a reporter’s question about Vietnam’s position regarding Chinese ships operating at the Bai Ba Dau (Whitsun Reef) in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
Chile established diplomatic relations with Vietnam on March 25, 1971, becoming the first South American country to set up diplomatic ties with the Southeast Asian nation. Over the past 50 years, although geographically far apart, Vietnam and Chile have developed a good traditional friendship and cooperation, being comprehensive partners in many fields.
Top Vietnamese leaders on March 22 offered congratulations to newly elected leaders of the State, Government, and National Assembly of Laos.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Hungary Nguyen Tien Thuc on March 19 presented certificates of merit awarded by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh to the Hungary – Vietnam Friendship Association (HVFA) and its three leaders in honour of their active contributions to bilateral friendship.