Daily Archives: July 4, 2019

Armenian PM begins official visit to Vietnam

Hanoi (VNA) Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and his spouse began an official visit to Vietnam from July 4-7 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

The Armenian leader was accompanied by Minister of High-Technological Industry Hakob Arshakyan, Minister of Economic Development and Investments Tigran Khachatryan, Deputy Foreign Minister Avet Adonts, Armenian Ambassador to Vietnam Raisa Vardanyan, the PM’s chief foreign policy adviser Arsen Gasparyan and Press Secretary to the PM Vladimir Karapetyan.…

Vietnam accepts nearly 83% of UN’s human rights recommendations

Geneva (VNA) Vietnam accepts 241, or nearly 83 percent, of 291 recommendations made by UN member countries within the framework of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism, said Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung.…

Vietnam calls for respecting national sovereignty, int’l law in East Sea

Hanoi (VNA) Vietnam suggests that all activities in the East Sea should respect sovereignty and legitimate and legal interests of countries and observe international law, especially the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, contributing to regional peace, security, stability and cooperation.…

Vietnam respects right to freedom of religion and belief: FM spokesperson

Hanoi (VNA) Vietnam has consistently pursued the policy of respecting and guaranteeing the right to freedom of citizens to follow or not follow any religion and belief, stated the Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.…

Vietnam works with US to protect enterprises’ benefits: Spokeswoman

Hanoi (VNA) Vietnam’s agencies will continue to coordinate with the US side to protect legitimate rights and benefits of enterprises in line with legal regulations and agreements of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), and prevent illegal evasion and fraudulent acts of origin.…

National Assembly Chairwoman to visit China next week

Hanoi (VNA) Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan will lead a high-ranking delegation to pay an official visit to China from July 8-12.

The visit will be made at the invitation of Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China Li Zhanshu, the NA’s Committee for External Affairs announced.…

Vietnam Asks Firms to Use Local Materials as US Threatens Tariffs

HANOI – Vietnamese manufacturers should use domestically-sourced raw materials to avoid incurring U.S. tariffs, Vietnam’s foreign ministry said on Thursday, days after Washington said it would impose large duties on some steel products shipped through the Southeast Asian country.…