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Vietnam vows strict observance of NPT

17:47 | 05/24/2015

Vietnam is committed to observing all obligations stipulated by the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of Vietnam’s permanent representative delegation at the United Nations (UN) has said.

Vietnam to contribute more to UN peacekeeping mission

17:24 | 05/24/2015

Vietnam has learnt a lot from one year joining the United Nations peacekeeping mission and is ready to contribute more actively to peacekeeping activities, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh told a conference in Hanoi on May 23.

Israel thanks US for stand on Mideast nuclear arms ban at UN

10:58 | 05/24/2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the United States for blocking an Egyptian-led drive on a possible Middle East nuclear weapons ban at a major United Nations conference, an Israeli official said on May 23.

NA Chairman welcomes UN Secretary-General

18:52 | 05/23/2015

Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Sinh Hung held a reception for Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) Ban Ki-moon in Hanoi on May 23.

UN Secretary-General attends Vietnamese NA’s 9th session

18:29 | 05/23/2015

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hailed the role of the Vietnamese National Assembly, especially in the successful organisation of the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly, while attending the ongoing ninth session of the 13th NA in Hanoi on May 23.

Green One UN House inaugurated in Vietnam

17:40 | 05/23/2015

The “Green One UN House”, the first green UN building in the world, was inaugurated in Hanoi on May 23, showing Vietnam’s strong commitment to the work of the United Nations.

UN Chief expresses concern over East Sea disputes

15:33 | 05/23/2015

(VOV) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated his agency’s willingness to support the promotion of dispute resolution between parties concerned through peaceful means at a May 23 meeting with Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in Hanoi.

Vietnam, UN seek to strengthen multi-faceted cooperation

00:21 | 05/23/2015

State President Truong Tan Sang and the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon discussed measures to promote the multidimensional cooperation between Vietnam and the UN in the coming time in Hanoi on May 22.

Party, Government leaders receive UN Chief

23:56 | 05/22/2015

(VOV) - On May 22, Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung received UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon who is on a visit to Vietnam at the invitation of State President Truong Tan Sang.

UN Secretary General visits Vietnam

18:11 | 05/22/2015

(VOV) - On May 22, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and his spouse began an official visit to Vietnam.

Nine Vietnamese footballers banned from competitions in Asia

11:50 | 05/22/2015

(VOV) -The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has imposed competition ban on 9 Vietnamese footballers who were detained for match fixing allegations at the AFC Cup 2014.

Vietnam prioritises combating drugs: PM

01:29 | 05/22/2015

Vietnam gives a high priority to the combat and prevention of drugs and will work closely with the UN and Mekong sub-regional nations at both bilateral and multilateral levels to stop the global peril, stated Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

FM affirms Vietnam's integral territory on Hoang Sa archipelago

01:12 | 05/22/2015

(VOV) - Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago is Vietnam’s unalienable territory and Vietnamese fishermen’s traditional fishing area for generations, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh.

UN chief: Vietnam has made remarkable progress towards achieving MDGs

16:30 | 05/21/2015

The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has granted an interview to the Vietnam News Agency before his visit to Vietnam from May 22-23, in which he talked about the aims of the visit and made recommendations for the country in its transition to the post-2015 sustainable development goals.

Brussels workshop discusses East Sea tensions

11:42 | 05/21/2015

A workshop focusing on recent tensions in the East Sea was held on May 20 in Brussels, Belgium by the Egmont Royal Institute for International Relations and the Philippine Embassy in the country.