Leaders hail youth role in Vietnam-China relations

Vietnamese and Chinese youth play an important role in maintaining and developing the traditional relationship between the two countries.

Vietnamese Party Politburo member Le Hong Anh and Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping affirmed this while meeting with Vietnamese and Chinese youth delegates in Hanoi on December 22.

The two leaders expressed their satisfaction with the friendship between the two countries’ Youth Unions and highlighted the friendly neighbourliness and similarities between Vietnam and China, saying they have helped foster the traditional friendship founded and nurtured by late Presidents Ho Chi Minh and Mao Zedong and their successors.

The stronger Vietnam-China relationship is an important factor in realizing their revolutionary causes and consolidating their comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership under the motto of “friendly neighbourliness, comprehensive cooperation, long-term stability looking towards the future” and in the spirit of “good neighbours, good friends, good comrades, and good partners.”

Mr Anh and Mr Xi also underlined exchanges and cooperation programmes between the two countries’ Youth Unions and said they believe that practical activities will help promote friendship between younger generations of Vietnam and China.