The Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly, ongoing for the first time in Hanoi, continued its discussions on March 30 with emphasis placed on the sustainable development, environmental protection and regional and global security.
Cooperation between Japan and Vietnam has progressed intensively and extensively over the past year, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has stated in an exclusive interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA).
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh presented the Friendship Order to Dr. Jonathan Koon-shum Choi, Chairman of Sunwah Group and Sunwah Foundation in Hanoi on March 27.
The Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea, Yun Byung-se on March 27 offered condolences to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh over the scaffold collapse at the Vung Ang economic zone in central Ha Tinh province.
Vietnamese leaders extended their condolences to their German and Spanish counterparts on March 25 over the crash of a Germanwings plane the day before.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung sent his condolences to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot on March 24 on the passing of former Australian Prime Minister Sir John Malcolm Fraser.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh extended his heartfelt condolences to the Singaporean Government and people over the death of the country’s former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.
Vietnamese leaders extended condolences to their Singaporean counterparts over the death of the former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew on March 23.
The Vietnam-Thailand Joint Committee on bilateral cooperation held its second meeting in Hanoi on March 20, during which both sides agreed to raise two-way trade to US$15 billion in 2020.
President Truong Tan Sang made suggestions for more parliamentary and people-to-people diplomacy activities while receiving Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Hanoi on March 18.
(VOV)- Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh affirmed Vietnam’s recognition of high importance to friendship and all-round cooperation with Iran while meeting Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ibrahim Rahimpour in Hanoi on March 17.
State President Truong Tan Sang on March 17 cabled a message of condolences to Myanmar’s President Thein Sein over the ferry accident on March 13 leaving nearly 60 people dead.
President Truong Tan Sang on March 16 extended his condolences to President of the Republic of Vanuatu Baldwin Lonsdale over the losses of lives and property damage caused by Cyclone Pam last week.
Vietnam will work closely with and support Laos to successfully execute its role as Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2016, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh told his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith at a working session in Hanoi on March 5.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh received new Ambassador of the Netherlands Catharina Trooster in Hanoi on March 5.