Austria attaches importance to its friendship and cooperation with Vietnam and is willing to collaborate with the Southeast Asian nation in the fields both sides can complement each other, Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has affirmed.
The joint vision statement on Vietnam-Japan relations, issued during Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s official visit to the East Asian country, affirmed their mutual resolve to intensify bilateral ties in all realms for the sake of the two peoples as well as peace, stability, cooperation and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific and the world.
In realization of the Politburo direction, on September 15th, the full draft political report by the Party Central Committee (PCC) (Term XI) to be submitted to the 12th National Party Congress was publicized on the mass media so that everyone is given the opportunity to read its content and contribute their ideas.
The press center of the 12th National Party Congress on September 14th opened a website entitled “Communist Party of Vietnam – 12th National Party Congress” at http://daihoi12.dangcongsan.vn/.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Japan on September 9th launched its new website in three languages of Vietnamese, English and Japanese at address www.vnembassy-jp.org, which meets the aspirations of a large number of Japanese friends as well as the Vietnamese community living here for many years.
The 70th National Day was marked with a grand meeting and the largest-ever parade in the country at Ba Dinh Square in Hanoi September 2nd morning.
Apart from Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square is surrounded by a diverse range of historic constructions and tourist sites such as the Presidential Palace and one-pillar pagoda.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has offered a number of specific instructions after being updated on the positive socio-economic performance during January-August, asking to continue maintaining firmly macro-economic stability.
(VNF) - On behalf of President Barack Obama and the people of the United States, Secretary of State John Kerry on September 1st congratulated the people of Vietnam on the National Day (September 2nd).
On the occasion of the 70th year of August Revolution (August 19th) and the National Day (September 2nd), on September 1st, a delegation from the Party Central Committee, the State President, the State President, the National Assembly, the Government, the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee paid homage to President Ho Chi Minh at his Mausoleum and commemorated martyrs at the heroic martyrs’ memorial.
President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro Moros is on an official visit to Vietnam from August 30th-31st at the invitation of President Truong Tan Sang.
On August 25th, in Brazil’s capital, Brasilia, as the chairman of the ASEAN Committee in Brasilia (ACB), Vietnamese Ambassador to Brazil Nguyen Van Kien worked with leaders from the Brazilian Foreign Ministry to promote the friendly and cooperative relations between ASEAN with Brazil.
The Politburo on August 25th worked with the Standing Board of the Central Public Security Party Committee to contribute ideas on the draft documents and personnel plans on preparations for its Party Congress for the 2015-2020 period.
“Viet Nam has full legal basis and historic evidence to claim its uncontroversial sovereignty over Spratly and Parcel archipelagos. All foreign-related activities in the water areas are illegal and valueless without Viet Nam’s permission,” said FM Spokesman Le Hai Binh.
The ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEMs) convened consultations with the bloc’s dialogue partners in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on August 23rd, agreeing to reinforce economic connectivity between the two sides.
From August 15th-22nd, the Politburo worked with 21 Party Committees to complete draft reports and personnel plans at the executive committees before their Party congresses for the 2015-2020 term.
Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs sent a diplomatic note on this issue to Indonesia on August 20th and asked the country to handle Vietnamese fishermen who have violated Indonesia’s territorial waters in line with the strategic partnership between the two countries, both of which are ASEAN members, and in a humane fashion.