PSNews – A high-ranking Vietnamese delegation, led by President Tran Dai Quang and his spouse today departed Peru for a State-level visit to Italy at the invitation of his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella, and to Vatican, from November 21-25.
Vietnam and Italy officially established the diplomatic relations on March 23, 1973.
Political relations between the two countries have been strengthening and developing strongly and clearly since the early 90's.
Italy was the first Western European nation that backed the enhancement of cooperation between Vietnam and the EU at major international forums, as well as the normalization of relations between Vietnam and international financial, trade and monetary organizations.
The visit to Italy by the Vietnamese president bears special significance in consolidating the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Italy.PSN