Vietnam, Pakistan to further cooperation in military officer training

Hanoi The Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence stands ready to welcome Pakistani military officers to Vietnam to study the Vietnamese language, a high-ranking officer said on May 22.

Sen. Lieut. Gen.…

Congratulations to India on successful election organisation

Hanoi Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 23 sent a message of congratulations to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the successful organisation of the 17th Lok Sabha (House of People or lower house of India) election.…

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh to visit Japan

Hanoi Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh will visit Japan from May 29 to 31 at the invitation of Japanese Foreign Minister Kono Taro.

During the visit, Deputy PM and FM Minh will co-chair the 11th session of the Vietnam-Japan Cooperation Committee and attend the 25th International Conference on The Future of Asia.…

China asked to respect Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa archipelagos

Hanoi Vietnam has full legal foundations and historical evidence affirming its sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos in accordance with international law.

The statement was made by the Spokesperson of Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang at a regular ministry press conference in Hanoi on May 23 in response to reporters’ queries about Vietnam’s reaction to China’s organisation of the seventh Sinan Cup Regatta, a sailing competition, from April 22-26, 2019 at the area of Duy Mong island belonging to Vietnam’s Hoang Sa archipelago.…

Prime Minister meets Russian upper house leader

Moscow (VNA) Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met Chairwoman of the Federation Council (upper house) of the Federal Assembly of Russia Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko in Moscow on May 23 as part of his official visit to the country.…

Vietnam, Russia to further diversify cooperative ties: PMs

Moscow Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev co-chaired a joint press conference following their talks in Moscow on May 22, noting that they agreed to continue diversifying cooperative relations, especially in economy, trade and new spheres.…

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets President V. Putin

Moscow Vietnam and Russia have a lot of potentials to accelerate their cooperation and should strive for a two-way trade value of 10 billion USD by 2020, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and President Vladimir Putin during their meeting in Moscow on May 22.…