At the talks, the Vietnamese defense minister expressed his delight at meeting with Tea Banh, Cambodian Deputy PM, Defense Minister and co-chairing the first aforementioned exchange. General Giang emphasized the special significance of the first Vietnam-Cambodia Border Defense Friendship Exchange since the first time the two defense ministries hold a border defense friendship exchange at the defense minister level. More significantly, the exchange is held in this year which is selected to be the Vietnam - Cambodia and Cambodia - Vietnam Friendship Year and marks the 55th anniversary of the establishment of the two countries’ diplomatic ties (June 24, 1967 - 2022), and the 45th anniversary of Cambodian PM Hun Sen’s “Journey to the fall of the Pol Pot genocidal regime” (June 20, 1977 - 2022). The Vietnamese defense chief expressed his emotion when receiving sincere, warm and friendly welcome of the local people and the Cambodian Ministry of National Defense during the activities … [Read more...] about Vietnamese, Cambodian defense ministers hold talks
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The welcoming ceremony for the Cambodian delegation, led by Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh, was held at Hoa Lu International Border Gate under the chair of Vietnamese Defense Minister General Phan Van Giang. After the welcoming ceremony, Cambodian Defense Minister Tea Banh witnessed his Vietnamese counterpart saluting the national marker at Hoa Lu International Border Gate. The two defense ministers then planted trees and observed joint patrol of the border defense forces of the two countries. After that, the two delegations visited and presented gifts to Loc Tan A Primary School. Speaking at the gift presentation ceremony, Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Tea Banh complimented the school’s teachers on their teaching efforts, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. He strongly believed that in the coming time, with the care and support of the Party, Government, and people as well as teachers’ high … [Read more...] about First Vietnam – Cambodia border defense friendship exchange held in Binh Phuoc
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) and his Greek counterpart Katerina Sakellaropoulou (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Greek counterpart Katerina Sakellaropoulou shared delight at the growth of Vietnam-Greece ties and agreed on measures to promote the relations during their talks in Hanoi on May 16. President Sakellaropoulou lauded the important achievements that Vietnam has made during its struggle for independence and present process of socio-economic development. She affirmed that Greece highly valued the increasingly important role of Vietnam in the region and the world, and hoped to foster cooperation with Vietnam in all fields. COVID-19 pandemic, trade between the two countries still increased to 447 million USD in 2021, up 33 percent year on year, and two times higher than the 15 percent growth in Vietnam-EU trade. President Sakellaropoulou said Greece supports Vietnam in strengthening its partnership and comprehensive cooperation with … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Greece seek to further promote multifaceted cooperation
The Vietnamese delegation was led by its Defense Minister General Phan Van Giang, while the Cambodian delegation was headed by Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh. Accordingly, General Giang witnessed Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh conducting a sovereignty landmark saluting ceremony at Trapeang Sre Border Gate. After planting a tree of friendship, the two defense leaders visited Hun Sen 2 Thnou Primary School. Speaking at the event, General Giang expressed his delight at the school’s achievements in education and training work. Especially amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, the teachers and students overcame difficulties to continue their curriculum as scheduled. In addition, the Vietnamese defense minister hoped that in the coming time, the students will be nurtured and grow up through lessons about motherland love, and soon become ambassadors of Vietnam-Cambodia friendship. General Giang emphasized that, … [Read more...] about First Vietnam-Cambodia border defense friendship exchange activities in Kratie province
The following is the full text of the speech. “SINCERITY, TRUST AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR A BETTER WORLD” Dear Dr. John Hamre, President and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Ladies and gentlemen, I am very happy to visit the Center for Strategic and International Studies for the first time today, though this is far from the first time I hear of the CSIS, a top American think tank in the field of foreign strategies and policies and international issues. Seventy-seven years ago, President Ho Chi Minh, the national hero of Vietnam and great man of culture, prefaced the Declaration of Independence establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam with this untarnishable fact, “All men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of happiness.” This was the spirit enshrined within the 1776 Declaration of Independence of the United States of America; it … [Read more...] about Remarks by PM Pham Minh Chinh at CSIS in Washington D.C.
According to the article, titled “Laos-Vietnam relations are deepening,” the visit takes place in the context that the two countries are preparing to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations (September 5, 1962 - September 5, 2022) and the 45th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (July 18, 1977 - July 18, 2022) and the Laos - Vietnam Solidarity and Friendship Year 2022. It affirmed that the visit to Laos of the high-ranking Vietnamese delegation allows the two nations to continue inheriting, cultivating and developing the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive relationship between the two Parties, the two States and the people of Laos and Vietnam. According to the article, Laos and Vietnam share a border of more than 2,000km, and the close relationship between the two countries has been cultivated since the historical period of national construction and defense in each country. The great friendship, … [Read more...] about Lao newspaper spotlights Vietnamese N.A. Chairman’s official visit