Vietnam, Hungary boost party cooperation

VOV.VN - Politburo member and Permanent Member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong hosted a reception in Hanoi on January 3 for Hungary’s ruling party, Fidesz – Hungarian Civic Alliance, led by its Vice President Katalin Novak.

Vuong highlighted the growing traditional friendship and comprehensive partnership between the two countries, especially relations between the two ruling parties over the past years.

The host suggested the two Governments redouble efforts to effectively realize the agreements reached by leaders and work together to successfully launch activities marking 70 years of diplomatic ties in 2020.

He stated his appreciation for the role and stature of Fidesz in the European nation’s development, as well as the enhancement of all-around relations between the two nations.

The Vietnamese party official underlined the need for the two parties to promote high-level dialogue and carry out signed agreements well, including sharing information and experience and discussing outstanding issues in the parties and the countries’ relations in order to consolidate political trust and outline orientations for bilateral ties in the time to come.

In reply, the Hungarian official briefed her host on the situation of Hungary and Fidesz, saying that her country regards Vietnam as a partner of great importance in its “Eastern Opening” foreign policy and supports economic-trade links between Vietnam and the EU.

She also expressed her wish for stronger cooperation between the two parties to provide optimal conditions for effectively handling their countries’ major cooperation projects in the future.

The same day, Chairman of the CPV Central Committee’s External Relations Commission Hoang Binh Quan held talks with the Hungarian delegation.

Both sides compared notes on international and regional issues of common concern, the situation of each party and country, urgent issues in bilateral economic, trade and investment partnerships, and examine ways to accelerate the implementation of the parties’ cooperation agreements.