At the meetings, FM Son thanked the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. National Security Council for helping promote the Vietnam-U.S. relations over the years, especially through the close coordination in organizing the ASEAN-U.S. Special Summit. The two sides shared pleasure that U.S. President Joe Biden and PM Pham Minh Chinh had a meeting on the sidelines of the summit, during which they engaged in practical discussions on the bilateral relations between the two countries as well as regional and international issues of shared concern. FM Son expressed his delight at the positive development of the Vietnam-U.S. comprehensive partnership over the years, as seen in mutual visits, including that by U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris in 2021, as well as in meetings and telephone talks between officials of both sides. Therefore, bilateral cooperation in many areas such as economy, trade, COVID-19 prevention and control, education-training, science-technology, climate change … [Read more...] about Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son meets U.S. counterpart, National Security Advisor in Washington
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PM Pham Minh Chinh meets the American friends who support Vietnam's victims of Agent Orange /dioxin in New York on May 15. (Photo: VNA) New York (VNA) - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on May 15 (US time) had meetings with American friends who have stood by Vietnam and its people as part of his working visit to the US. In the meeting with John McAuliff and group of US who have helped support Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange/ dioxin , PM Chinh said other than future-looking items of bilateral cooperation, the Vietnamese delegation has also discussed with the US side on the handling of war consequences that still haunt Vietnam to this day. There are still three million people suffering from the impacts of Agent Orange, not to even mention the risks of continuing diseases and deformities afflicting future generations, the millions of hectares of contaminated lands, he said. As many as 200,000 Vietnamese martyrs have still not been found, while unexploded bombs and … [Read more...] about PM has meetings with friends of Vietnam in US
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.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has asked the Vietnamese Embassy in the U.S. to call on the U.S. government to recognize Vietnamese communities in the country as one of its ethnic minorities. PM Chinh visited the embassy in Washington, D.C. on Saturday as part of his trip to the U.S. to attend the U.S. - ASEAN Special Summit from May 11 to 17, at the invitation of U.S. President Joe Biden. The PM praised the embassy’s efforts in realizing the external policy of the Party and the state, promoting the image of the nation and people of Vietnam, and contributing to fostering the Vietnam – U.S. comprehensive partnership. The embassy should maintain its good performance in overseas Vietnamese affairs, including citizen protection, and request the U.S. government to recognize Vietnamese communities in the U.S. as an ethnic minority of the country, the Vietnam Government Portal cited the PM as saying. He also requested the embassy to take prompt actions in implementing relevant … [Read more...] about Vietnam seeks US recognition of local Vietnamese communities as ethnic minority group