President Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosts a reception for US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin in Hanoi on July 29 (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – President Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin in Hanoi on July 29, during which the former affirmed that Vietnam always considers the US as a leading partner in its foreign policy and wants to further develop bilateral cooperative ties in areas of mutual interest. The Vietnamese leader thanked the US for giving valuable and timely support to Vietnam in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, especially its donation of 5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine. Vietnam hopes to receive more assistance from the US in accessing more COVID-19 vaccine supplies to speed up the country’s vaccination campaign, he said President Phuc underlined the significance of promoting defence cooperation between the two countries, adding that Vietnam expects close coordination from the US in settling war aftermath, MIA … [Read more...] about Vietnam regards US as leading partner in foreign policy: President
Vietnam and the US have made milestones in building a forward-looking partnership. US Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin expressed Washington's wish to upgrade ties with Vietnam to a strategic partnership in a meeting with Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 29. He said the two countries could expand cooperation in areas that are of each side’s strengths. US Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin and Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Hanoi on July 29. Photo: VNA Being head of the National Defense and Security Council, Phuc said he was committed to facilitating the cooperation of the two defense ministries. Vietnam expected further the US-ASEAN ties for peace and prosperity in the region and the world, he added. Austin agreed with Phuc on the issue, saying that the US will continue speeding up the relations with ASEAN, participating in the ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM+), and committing itself to fortify the ties with regional … [Read more...] about US-Vietnam to upgrade relations to strategic partnership
Vietnam hopes the US Government will continue giving priority assistance to Vietnam to access coronavirus vaccine supplies and create favourable conditions for partners to research and transfer virus vaccine production technology to the country. Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính (right) meetsUS Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin in Ha Noi on Thursday. Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính made the statement during a meeting with US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin in Hà Nội on Thursday. He thanked the US for donating COVID-19 vaccines, medical equipment and materials to Việt Nam. The PM said Việt Nam wanted to promote the comprehensive partnership with the US on the basis of mutual interests, and for peace, stability and development in the region and world. Việt Nam is expected to enhance cooperation with the US in various fields, including commerce and investment, climate change, science and technology, education and infrastructure, the PM said. PM Chính applauded … [Read more...] about Vietnam expects more COVID-19 vaccine support from US
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (right) and US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has expressed a wish to develop the comprehensive partnership with the US on the basis of mutual benefits, for the sake of peace, stability and development in the region and the world during his reception in Hanoi on July 29 for visiting US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin. renewable energy . Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosts a reception for US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin. (Photo: VNA) The Vietnamese Government leader suggested the two sides bolster cooperation in dealing with war consequences, including dioxin detoxification at Bien Hoa airport and other localities and humanitarian assistance to Vietnamese suffering from effects of Agent Orange/dioxin. us t and form mutually-beneficial partnerships based on their respective needs and capacity. VNA … [Read more...] about PM wants to develop comprehensive partnership with US
He welcomed the Defense Secretary's visit to Vietnam, saying that the visit will help promote bilateral defense ties as well as more substantial development of the relationship between the two countries. The PM affirmed that Vietnam consistently pursues a foreign policy of independence, multilateralisation and diversification, and proactive and active international integration, as well as being a good friend, a reliable partner and a responsible member of the international community. Vietnam wants to enhance cooperation in the U.S. in the fields of trade-investment, climate change, science-technology, education and training, he said, stressing that there is still huge room for bilateral economic cooperation and suggested promoting partnership in fields of the U.S.’s strength and Vietnam’s potential such as infrastructure, transportation, human resources and renewable energy. Hailing the agreement recently reached between the U.S. Department of Treasury and the State Bank of … [Read more...] about PM wants to develop comprehensive partnership with U.S.