The development of Vietnam 40 years since the end of the war in the country was the focus of a recent Berlin workshop co-hosted by the Rosa – Luxembourg Foundation in Brandendburg and German international policy research magazine WeltTrends.
(VOV) -Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh on May 8 received US ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius in Hanoi.
Venezuelan TV channel Telesur screened the documentary film “Journey to a country that no longer exists” by Cuban director Isabel Santos on May 4 on the occasion of the liberation of South Vietnam (April 30) four decades ago.
(VOV) -US Ambassador Ted Osius has announced the US doubling of its budget for the clearance of unexploded ordnances (UXO) left by the war in Vietnam.
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with a US Pacific Fleet officer and an Asian Development Bank (ADB) executive in Jakarta, Indonesia, on April 21, stressing Vietnam’s appreciation of its partnership with the two sides.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung left the New Zealand city of Auckland on March 20 (local time), wrapping up his official visits to Australia (March 17-18) and New Zealand (March 19-20) which marked new milestones in Vietnam’s relationship with the two countries and created fresh cooperation opportunities in various realms.
(VOV) -Vietnam and New Zealand have agreed upon a common vision to deepen the comprehensive partnership towards elevating it to the level of a strategic partnership in time to come.
State President Truong Tan Sang on March 5 met with over 150 poets, writers, and translators from more than 40 countries and territories who are in Hanoi to attend a number of literary events.
(VOV) -Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan has praised diplomatic corps for developing the fine friendship between the Vietnamese people and those from other world nations.
Deputy Minister of Defence Nguyen Chi Vinh hosted a reception for Counsellor of the United States (US) Department of the State Thomas Shannon in Hanoi on February 5.
(VOV) - Senator John McCain and Congressman Eliot Engel spoke glowingly of Vietnam’s status and role in the region at their January 22 meeting with Vietnam Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh.
Vietnam will continue enhancing people-to-people diplomatic activities associated with the celebration of the country’s big anniversaries in 2015, heard a meeting of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO)’s executive board in Hanoi on January 20.
Vietnam wants the Republic of Korea (RoK) to assist in easing the post-war aftermath of bombs and mines, Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh told chief representative of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Chang Jae-jun in Hanoi on December 15.
(VOV) - A roundtable conference on people-to-people diplomacy in Vietnam-US relations were held in Hanoi on October 17 to mark the 69th anniversary of the Vietnam-USA Society (VUS).
(VOV) - Both nations have consented to intensify coordination in celebratory activities honouring the 20th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic ties in 2015.