National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue held meetings with Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons of the UK Eleanor Laing; President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies Roberto Fico; President of the Chamber of Deputies of Chile Diego Alfredo Paulsen Kehr; and Speaker of the Lok Sabha (House of Representatives) of the India Om Birla on the occasion of his trip to attend the fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament (WCSP5) in Vienna, Austria.
The Political Committee of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) held a meeting via videoconference on August 24 to debate draft resolutions to submit to the second plenary session of the 42nd AIPA General Assembly for approval.
Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh held phone talks with US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on July 1 to discuss Vietnam – US ties, and international and regional issues of shared concern.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the development trend in Vietnam - China relations have still been sustained, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to China Pham Sao Mai.
Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung attended the East Asia Summit (EAS) Senior Officials’ Meeting, held virtually on June 24.
The 31st Meeting of the States Parties to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) took place at the UN headquarters in New York from June 21 to 25.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has hailed the ongoing visit to Vietnam by Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Chung Eui-yong, saying that it contributes to strengthening Vietnam – RoK ties.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged Vietnam and the UK to continue deepening their bilateral strategic partnership to meet the interests of the two countries and contribute to regional and world peace, stability and cooperation.
Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son held talks with the visiting British First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, Dominic Raab, in Hanoi on June 22.
The top legislators of Vietnam and China on June 17 shared their view on the significance of the bilateral comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in the foreign policy of each country.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son on June 14 held phone talks with his Canadian counterpart Marc Garneau, during which he said Vietnam highly values Canada’s efforts in enhancing its relations with ASEAN and Vietnam.
Vietnam wants to further enhance the traditional, trusted and strategic partnership with France – a leading partner of Vietnam in Europe, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said on June 14.
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue held online talks with Speaker of the Legislative Council of Brunei Abdul Rahman Taib on June 9, during which they noted with pleasure that bilateral ties are growing fruitfully.
Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Vuong Dinh Hue held phone talks with the Speaker of Australia’s House of Representatives Tony Smith on June 7 to boost the strategic partnership between the two countries in general and the relationship between the two parliaments in particular.
Preserving and developing the traditional friendship and the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership with China is the top priority in the foreign policy of the Vietnamese Party and Government, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh affirmed on June 4.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison expressed his wish to elevate the Vietnam-Australia strategic partnership to a comprehensive strategic partnership during an online talk with his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Minh Chinh on May 25.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chinese Party General Secretary and State President Xi Jinping affirmed the significance of the Vietnam-China relationship in each country’s foreign policy during their phone talks on May 24.
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.
Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung and Mark Sinclair, Acting Deputy Secretary for the Americas and Asia Group at New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, co-chaired the 12th Vietnam-New Zealand Political Consultation via videoconference on May 13.
The Presidents of Vietnam and France underlined the importance of further strengthening the cooperative framework between the two countries to respond to global issues and regional challenges, during their phone talks on May 11.