VOV.VN - Vietnam and Japan co-chaired the second ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) workshop on international cooperation on maritime domain awareness in Tokyo on February 20, with the attendance of experts from ARF member nations and representatives of relevant Japanese ministries and agencies.
VOV.VN - Vietnam will continue to monitor and assess the impact of the US’s removal of Vietnam from the list of developing countries under US countervailing duty laws, Foreign Ministry Vice Spokesperson Doan Khac Viet said on February 20 in reply to reporters’ questions about Vietnam’s response to the US move.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended a special meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) in Vientiane on February 20.
A joint statement on defence cooperation against disease outbreaks issued at the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) demonstrated the members’ responsiveness to non-traditional security challenges, especially amid the spread of COVID-19 that no country can singlehandedly deal with.
Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Uong Chu Luu has thanked the German parliament for its support for the European Parliament’s ratification of free trade and investment protection deals with Vietnam.
The Mekong-Lancang River cooperation mechanism includes six countries along the Mekong River including China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.
Ambassador Pham Hai Anh, Deputy Head of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations (UN), laid stress on the significance of seeking political solutions and diplomatic efforts to restore peace in Syria while speaking at the UN Security Council’s session on February 19.
Defence ministers of ASEAN member nations and Australia attended an informal meeting on the sidelines of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Retreat in Hanoi on February 19 under the chair of Vietnamese Minister of National Defence Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich.
Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has asked newly-appointed Australian Ambassador Robyn Mudie to foster the exchange of high-ranking delegations and meetings in a bid to enhance political trust and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.
On the sidelines of the 2020 ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) Retreat in Hanoi, Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich on February 19 received Gen. Chaichan Changmongkol, Deputy Defence Minister of Thailand.
Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko has been appointed as chairman of the Russian subcommittee in the Russia-Vietnam intergovernmental committee.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh had bilateral meetings with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Lao Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith in Vientine on February 19.
ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi highlighted the need to stay united and actively respond to the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19), in line with the Vietnam ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020’s theme “Cohesive and Responsive”, during a meeting with the media in Hanoi on February 19.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has proposed two initiatives for Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a reception for Ambassador of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Park Noh-wan in Hanoi on February 19.
Head of the Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to ASEAN, Ambassador Tran Duc Binh chaired the first 2020 meeting of the ASEAN Connectivity Coordinating Committee (ACCC) in Indonesia on February 18.
Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich on February 19 had a meeting with his Cambodian counterpart General Tea Banh on the sidelines of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) in Hanoi.
The Defence Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have issued a joint statement on defence cooperation against disease outbreaks.
VOV.VN - As ASEAN Military Medicine Chair, Vietnam suggests member states consider organizing drills to cope with disease outbreaks and spread in 2020, Gen. Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich, said at the ongoing ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting (ADMM) Retreat on February 19 in Hanoi.
The High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell Fontelles has invited Vietnam to send peacekeeping officers to join the EU training mission in Central Africa Republic.