Hanoi event marks Vietnam – China diplomatic relations

NDO – Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung has expressed his belief that the Vietnam – China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership would be unceasingly strengthened with new development steps in the future, thus meeting the aspirations and common interests of the two countries’ peoples, while practically contributing to peace, cooperation and development in the region and the world. The Vietnamese diplomat made the statement while addressing a banquet organised by the Chinese Embassy in Vietnam at the Vietnam – China Friendship Palace in Hanoi on January 20, to celebrate the 68th anniversary of Vietnam – China diplomatic ties (January 18, 1950-2018). The event was attended by Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China Chen Zhu, and Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Hong Xiao Yong. In his speech, Deputy FM Trung stated that the traditional friendly and neighbourly relations between Vietnam and China, founded by the late Presidents Ho Chi Minh and Mao Zedong and nurtured by the following generations of the two countries’ leaders, are a valuable asset of the two Parties, countries and people that must be passed down, safeguarded and promoted. Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung speaks at the banquet. (Photo: NDO/Ngoc Toan) In their foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, multilateralisation and diversification, the Vietnamese Party, State and people always treasure the friendly neighbourliness and comprehensive cooperation with the Chinese Party, State and people, he said, stressing that it is a consistent… [Read full story]


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