The important achievements in external affairs last year affirmed the clear-sighted foreign policy of the Party and State, the support and consensus of the entire political system and people, and the close coordination among all-level authorities and sectors.
China will work together with Vietnam to preserve the traditional friendship, deepen the comprehensive strategic cooperation between the two countries, protect common strategic interests and promote the bilateral relationship, Chinese Ambassador Xiong Bo has affirmed.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh talked over the phone with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on January 13, on the occasion of the 72nd founding anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic ties (January 18, 1950 - 2022).
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.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has delivered a message following Vietnam’s fulfillment of its term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)
In 2021, Vietnam has continued acting as an active and responsible member of the international community as seen in its performance in many multilateral cooperation mechanisms.
With its foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, friendship, cooperation and development as well as diversification and multilateralisation of external relations, Vietnam has affirmed its rising role and position in the region and the world.
Vietnam needs to prepare personnel to meet the requirements of higher positions in United Nations (UN) peacekeeping missions, and continue to send candidates, especially female staff, to the UN headquarters, Colonel Mac Duc Trong, deputy head of the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations, has said.
A State-level visit to Cambodia by President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 21 - 22 is set to help further enhance political trust and intensify multifaceted cooperation between the two countries.
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue had a meeting with Indian President Ram Nath Kovind in New Delhi on December 19 during his official visit to India from December 15-19.
Breakthroughs in Vietnam’s foreign policy have enhanced the confidence and prestige of Vietnam in international friends and partners. Gaston Fiorda, an expert on Southeast Asian affairs for the Argentine national radio station, made the remark in an interview with Vietnam News Agency in Buenos Aires.
A Lao official has highly valued Vietnam’s open foreign policy of diversification and multilateralisation of foreign relations and being a friend of all countries as seen in its support for other countries in the COVID-19 combat.
A proactive diplomacy that pursues peace is the key helping Vietnam obtain achievements during its integration into the world over the past years and raise its stature in the international arena, a Cuban expert has said.
Vietnam has achieved great achievements of historical significance, which have been contributed by the successful implementation of the foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, cooperation, multilateralisation and diversification of international relations, including defence diplomacy and international cooperation activities in security and order of the People's Public Security force.
Nguyen Thi Hoang Van, deputy head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for External Relations, on December 1 and 2 held meetings with leaders of the United Russia Party (URP), the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF) and the A Just Russia – For the Truth party.
A Vietnamese delegation led by Politburo member and permanent member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Secretariat Vo Van Thuong attended the international inter-party videoconference hosted by the ruling United Russia Party (URP) on December 1, on the occasion of its 20th founding anniversary.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on November 25 received Japanese Defence Minister Kishi Nobuo and Governor of Kanagawa prefecture Kuroiwa Yuji, part of his official visit to Japan.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s attendance in the 13th Asia - Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit and related events will show the importance Vietnam attaches to ASEM and affirm the country’s stature in this forum.
The upcoming Switzerland visit by President Nguyen Xuan Phuc is expected to create a strong political motivation and open up bigger opportunities for the cooperation between Vietnam and the European country which are commensurate with their potential and strengths, stated Vietnamese Ambassador to Switzerland Le Linh Lan.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc is going to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings on November 11 - 12 via videoconference, expected to help promote Vietnam’s stature in multilateral activities, including those of APEC.