ASEAN senior officials convened a meeting in Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, to review preparations for the 30th ASEAN Summit slated for April 29.
Vietnam is ready to contribute and prove itself a prestigious, proactive, dynamic and responsible member of the ASEAN Community, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.
A seminar, themed “East Sea: the Philippines, ASEAN and international partners”, took place in Manila, the capital city of the Philippines on April 25.
Vietnam and Laos have issued a joint statement during Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visit to Laos from April 26-27, emphasising the two sides agreed to increase bilateral cooperation between ministries, sectors and localities.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has paid an official visit to the UK from April 24-26, during which he discussed a wide range of issues on bilateral cooperation with UK officials and business leaders.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith have agreed on long-term orientations for developing bilateral ties in an effective and sustainable manner.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and visiting Foreign Minister of New Zealand Murray McCully have agreed to continue fostering development momentum to lift the bilateral relations to a higher level during their talks in Hanoi on April 24.
The Vietnamese Government always treasures and wants to strengthen its friendship and multifaceted cooperation with Ireland, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung told Irish President Michael D. Higgins during a meeting in Dublin on April 21.
Vietnam and the US should sustain and strengthen economic and trade links, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said, describing these links as key to bilateral relations.
US President Donald Trump will attend the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Vietnam in November together with the US-ASEAN and East Asia meetings in the Philippines as well.
VOV.VN - Countries in and outside the East Sea should act responsibly and in conformity with international law, including the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 for peace and stability in the sea, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung met Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on April 19 as part of his visit to the European country to chair the sixth meeting of the Vietnam-Netherlands Inter-Governmental Committee.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing on April 18, on the occasion of his tour to China to co-chair the 10th meeting of the Vietnam-China Steering Committee for Bilateral Cooperation.
Vietnam needs to improve the quality of weather forecasting and enhance international co-operation to prepare for natural disasters, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a meeting held in Hanoi on April 17 to review disaster prevention and control in 2016 and lay out tasks for 2017.
Up to 15 typhoons and tropical depressions are forecast to hit Vietnamese waters this year.
The Party, State and people of Vietnam treasure the stable, healthy and sustainable development of the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership with Chinese counterparts, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
Vietnam and China discussed and agreed on the focal points of their cooperation to promote the bilateral comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership at the 10th meeting of the countries’ Steering Committee for Bilateral Cooperation in Beijing on April 17.
VOV.VN - Deputy Foreign Minister and Special envoy of the President, Vu Hong Nam has conveyed the Presidential letter of invitation to Cameroon President for a Vietnam visit.
Sweden considers Vietnam as an important partner in Southeast Asia and in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), State Secretary of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs Annika Soder told Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son.
Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang on April 9 stressed Vietnam’s consistent stance on settling disputes in the East Sea by peaceful measures in line with international law.