Top Vietnamese leader expects stronger ties with Thailand

VOV.VN - Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong voiced his hope that the Vietnam-Thailand would be advanced to new heights while receiving Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Prawit Wongsuwan in Hanoi on January 23.

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Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong (R) hosts Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Prawit Wongsuwan
During the reception, Trong underscored Vietnam’s unwavering policy of treasuring and fostering its time-honoured friendship and comprehensive cooperation with Thailand, adding that the Thai high-ranking military delegation’s visit to Vietnam will help further reinforce the friendship between the two armed forces as well as the Vietnam-Thailand strategic partnership.

He thanked the Thai government and people for assisting Vietnam during the process of national construction and defence.

In reply, Prawit Wongsuwan, informed Party General Secretary Trong of the outcomes of his talks with Vietnamese Minister of Defence Ngo Xuan Lich, affirming that he wishes to augment cooperation with the Vietnamese army. 

He assured his nation’s willingness to closely work with Vietnam in promoting regional peace, stability, and cooperation, as well as effectively carrying out the signed agreements, he said while voicing his strong support for the promotion of the strategic partnership between the two nations.