Joining hands for a cohesive and responsive ASEAN community

Joining hands for a cohesive and responsive ASEAN community

Joining ASEAN in 1995 is one of the most important milestones in the history of Vietnam’s foreign relations since the August Revolution in 1945, as well as in the development of ASEAN itself, says Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh.

Deputy FM chairs ASEAN+3 Senior Officials’ Meeting

Deputy FM chairs ASEAN+3 Senior Officials’ Meeting

Nguyen Quoc Dung, Deputy Foreign Minister and head of SOM ASEAN of Vietnam, as the Chair of the ASEAN and the ASEAN+3 cooperation framework, chaired an online meeting of ASEAN+3 Senior Officials’ Meeting with China, Japan and the Republic of Korea on July 20.

Vietnam makes a substantial contribution to ASEAN

Vietnam makes a substantial contribution to ASEAN

VOV.VN - Vietnam has proved to be a proactive and responsible member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 25 years after joining the group, substantially contributing to uniting the bloc and addressing major regional challenges.

ASEAN vows to build regional community despite COVID-19

ASEAN vows to build regional community despite COVID-19

VOV.VN - ASEAN senior officials vowed on July 16 to foster greater intra-regional co-operation to weather the COVID-19 crisis and realise the goal of building a stronger, united, and self-resilient community as agreed upon by their leaders.

US Senate Committee supports stronger relations with Vietnam

US Senate Committee supports stronger relations with Vietnam

VOV.VN - U.S. Senator Jim Risch, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has voiced his strong support for strengthening the US-Vietnam comprehensive partnership and expected stronger bilateral ties in all areas in the coming years.

Mekong countries, Japan discuss COVID-19 response

Mekong countries, Japan discuss COVID-19 response

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh and Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Motegi Toshimitsu co-chaired the 13th Mekong - Japan Ministerial Conference on July 9, focusing on promoting COVID-19 response and cooperation between Mekong countries and Japan.

PM Phuc extends sympathy to China over devastating floods

PM Phuc extends sympathy to China over devastating floods

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 7 sent a message to his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang to express sympathy over the great losses in human lives and property caused by severe flooding triggered by heavy rains in 26 out of 31 localities in China since early June.

Greetings to Venezuela over Independence Day

Greetings to Venezuela over Independence Day

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on July 5 extendeda message of greetings to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Moros on the 209th anniversary of Venezuela’s Independence Day (July 5, 1811).

Kazakhstan Ambassador extols relations with Vietnam

Kazakhstan Ambassador extols relations with Vietnam

VOV.VN - Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Vietnam Yerlan Baizhanov, at a press conference in Hanoi on July 3, praised the long-standing relationship between Vietnam and Kazakhstan which has been deepened across a variety of fields.

Vietnamese leaders congratulate US on Independence Day

Vietnamese leaders congratulate US on Independence Day

VOV.VN - Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 3 sent messages of congratulations to US President Donald Trump on the occasion of the US’s 244th Independence Day (July 4).

Greetings to Belarus on Independence Day

Greetings to Belarus on Independence Day

VOV.VN - Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on July 3 extended his greetings to Belarusian President A. Lukashenko on the occasion of the country’s 29th anniversary of Independence Day (July 3).

Vietnam concerned over unstable situation in Hong Kong

Vietnam concerned over unstable situation in Hong Kong

VOV.VN - A foreign Ministry spokesperson on July 2 voiced Vietnam’s concerns over the tense situation in Hong Kong following China’s endorsement of its security bill and hoped the situation would be stabilized soon.