Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính held a meeting with UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed in New York on May 16 (local time). — VNA/VNS Photo Dương Giang HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam will continue bringing into play its role and making more active and constructive contributions to the common work of the United Nations in all the three pillars – security-politics, development and human rights, Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính has said. At a meeting with UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed in New York on May 16 (local time), the PM stressed that the year 2022 is of great significance as it marks the 45th anniversary of Việt Nam’s UN membership. Appreciating the UN’s valuable contributions and support to Việt Nam over more than four decades, the PM asked Amina to convey his invitation to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and other UN leaders to visit Việt Nam this year to foster multi-faceted cooperation between the two sides. Chính reiterated Việt Nam’s strong commitments … [Read more...] about Việt Nam to play more active role at UN: PM
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Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (centre) at the US - ASEAN Special Summit in Washington D.C. on May 13 (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Economic Times, an Indian English-language daily, has posted a commentary on the Vietnamese Prime Minister’s working visit to the US and the UN, saying that the trip aims to reaffirm Vietnam’s role in stabilising Southeast Asia. It wrote that PM Pham Minh Chinh has undertaken a successful and landmark visit to the US eyeing to push partnership, including ASEAN - US ties that will play a big role in peace and stability in Southeast Asia. The visit shows that Vietnam has a key role in shaping ASEAN - US ties. Simultaneously, India - Vietnam partnership also helps strengthen India’s role in ASEAN and therefore reaffirms Vietnam’s role as a multilateral player, according to the writing. It noted Vietnam has been seen as one of the promising economies in Southeast Asia with GDP growth rate expected to be anywhere between 6 … [Read more...] about PM’s visit reaffirms Vietnam’s role in stabilising Southeast Asia: Indian daily
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
At the reception (Photo: Vietnam Government Portal) Hanoi (VNA) - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam on May 16 hosted a reception for Deputy PM and President of the National Olympic Committee of Thailand Prawit Wongsuwon. The Thai official is paying a visit to Vietnam and attending activities of the ongoing SEA Games 31 . At the reception, Dam congratulated Thailand on bringing COVID-19 under control, reopening its borders and promptly promoting socio-economic development. He thanked Thailand for sending the largest delegation of about 1,400 members to SEA Games 31 and hailed their outstanding achievements in SEA Games editions. At present, Thailand ranks second in the medal tally. He underlined that as the host of this year’s SEA Games, themed ‘For a Stronger South East Asia’, Vietnam is determined to uphold sportsmanship, honesty and solidarity for peace, cooperation and development in the region and the world. For his part, the Thai Deputy PM said the country … [Read more...] about Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam welcomes Thai counterpart
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.
In the meeting with John McAuliff and group of U.S. 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 U.S. 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 mines continue to threaten the safety and livelihoods of many Vietnamese people. The Vietnamese Government leader expressed gratitude for McAuliff and American friends who have supported Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange and assisted Vietnam in handling war consequences. For his part, McAuliff thanked PM Pham Minh Chinh in … [Read more...] about PM had meetings with friends of Vietnam in U.S.