The Vietnam-Australia cooperation is witnessing an increasingly strong development and the enhancement of relations is one of the focuses of both sides, said Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Craig Chittick.
The Australian Government considers Vietnam one of its key partners in the Asia-Pacific region, Minister of Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop has said.
The Vietnamese National Assembly supports strengthening strategic partnership between Vietnam and Australia, creating a new important framework to push forward their deeper and more practical ties, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan told Governor-General of Australia Peter Cosgrove during a meeting in Hanoi on May 24th.
Vietnam and Australia will work together to consolidate political and strategic trust through regular exchange of all-level visits and meetings, and via all channels, in order to make their relationship on par with the strategic partnership, said President Tran Dai Quang.
Vietnam requests China to immediately stop sending bombers to conduct drills in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, said the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
Governor General of Australia Peter Cosgrove and his spouse are due to make a State visit to Vietnam from May 23rd-26th on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations.
Promoting the role of diplomatic missions and press agencies abroad, along with selecting suitable topics for dissemination, are among the measures proposed to strengthen external information in promoting the image of Vietnam to the world.
The Party Committee of the Central Agencies Block held a conference in Hanoi, on May 15th, to review the two year implementation of the Politburo's Directive No.5 on promoting the 'Studying and Following of President Ho Chi Minh's Moral Example'.
Vietnam asks China, as a large nation in the region and the world, to perform its responsibility in maintaining peace and stability in the East Sea, stated Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on May 8.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has committed to continue intensifying multi-faceted cooperation with Vietnam, especially after the two countries sign and ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
The recent official visit to Singapore by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse along with a high-ranking delegation from Vietnam was successful in various spheres, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.
President Trần Đại Quang has written an article entitled “Upholding the power of national reunification will and aspiration for peace in the cause of national reform, construction and defence” on the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of southern liberation and national reunification (April 30, 1975 - April 30, 2018).
The Dutch Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City held a ceremony on April 26 to mark the birthday of Dutch King Willem Alexander (King’s Day April 27) and the 45th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic ties (April 9).
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh highlighted Vietnamese women’s contributions to the national economy in her speech delivered at the 28th Global Summit of Women (GSW) themed “Creating Economies of Shared Value”, which opened in Sydney, Australia on April 26th.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and President Halimah Yacob and PM Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore have expressed their satisfaction with the vigorous growth in the two countries’ relations in recent years, especially since the establishment of a strategic partnership five years ago.
Vietnam pursues a consistent policy of supporting efforts by international community for non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, stated Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam's Permanent Mission to the UN, the WTO and other international organisations in Geneva.
Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Tong Thi Phong has handed over the chairmanship of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) for 2018-2019 and the hosting authority for the 27th APPF Annual Meeting to Cambodia.