(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.
(VOV) - Vietnam is trying its best to overcome the consequences of post-war bombs and mines, for a peaceful life of its people – and actively supports Project MORE and its goal to form a generation of people free from misery.
(VOV) - Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh on August 29 received the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary to the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Scot Marciel, on a working visit to Vietnam.
(VOV) - General Martin Dempsey said he will ask the US to strengthen Vietnam’s navy capacity if a ban on lethal arms sales to the Southeast Asian nation is lifted.
(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has proposed that the US assist Vietnam in joining UN peacekeeping missions and soon lift its ban on lethal weapons sales to the country.
(VOV) - The two countries will spur closer cooperation in settlement of war aftermath, search and rescue work, disaster relief, staff training, information sharing and law enforcement cooperation at sea.
(VOV) - President Truong Tan Sang on August 6 hosted a reception for outgoing US Ambassador David Shear who came to say goodbye before concluding his term in Vietnam.
(VOV) - Hanoi Party Committee Secretary Pham Quang Nghi has asked the US to further open its market for Vietnamese products, restrict trade barriers, encourage US investment in Vietnam, and recognise the country’s market economy status.
(VOV) - Vietnam proposes that Zambia and the international community support and assist Vietnam in dealing with war aftermath, especially unexploded ordnance (UXO).
(VOV) - Vietnam prioritises the search for US personnel missing in action during the past Vietnam War, and supports the US in this field, said Deputy Defence Minister Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh.
Vice Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Sen. Lt. Gen. Vo Van Tuan hosted a reception in Hanoi on May 15 for a delegation from the US Marine Corps War College, headed by its Director Col. Keil Gentry.