Vietnam, Belarus hold deputy ministerial political consultation

(VOV) - Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Phuong Nga and her Belarusian counterpart Sergei Aleinik have held a political consultation at the deputy foreign ministerial level.

At their meeting on November 5, the two Deputy FMs informed each other about the socio-economic situation in their respective countries and discussed measures to increase bilateral cooperation in politics-diplomacy, economics-trade, education-training, culture, sports and tourism.

Regarding regional and international issues of common concern, they agreed to continue coordinating closely and supporting each other at international forums.

The two Deputy FMs praised the results of cooperation between the two foreign ministries over the year and affirmed they will improve political consultation mechanisms to promote stronger relations between the two countries.

Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also received Deputy FM Sergei Aleinik on the same day.