PSNews - Vietnam says it has good relationships with Middle East countries and hopes for peace and stability in the region.
An international conference themed “Geopolitical Transition in the Asia-Pacific and the Half-Century Road of ASEAN” was held on June 9 in Hanoi by the Vietnam Diplomatic Academy in association of the ASEAN Bureau under the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry, and the Konrad Adenaur Foundation.
Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung has called on ASEAN member countries to deeply understand opportunities and challenges amid rapid changes in the region and the world in order to seek solutions for fulfilling the group’s major objectives.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation concluded a five-day official visit to Japan on June 8.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has highlighted the Vietnam visit by Czech President Milos Zeman as a contribution to traditional friendship and multifaceted cooperation between Vietnam and the Czech Republic.
PSNews - According to the Jury Council, this year’s press and media pieces have vividly reflected economic, political, security and defence issues of the country in the current period.
Vietnam has an important position in the external policy of the Czech Republic in Southeast Asia, particularly in economic diplomacy, a Czech official has said.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has expressed his hope to deepen the Vietnam-Japan strategic partnership for peace and prosperity in the region.
PSNews-At the invitation of the Director General of the International Institute for Strategy Research (IISS), from June 2 to 4, Senior Lieutenant General Bui Van Nam, Deputy Minister of Public Security, participated in the 16th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.
PSNews-On May 30, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung chaired a meeting at the Government Headquarters to review the implementation of the Prime Minister's Directive on prevention, mitigation and halt of Vietnamese fishermen exploiting maritime resources in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of other nations.
World media agencies have praised outcome of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit to the US, saying that the visit leveraged advantages for Vietnam in its relations with the new US administration.
The US’s The National Interest online magazine on May 28 published an article by former Ambassador and head of the Vietnamese Mission to the UN Nguyen Thanh Chau, which pointed out strategic motivations driving the relationship between Vietnam and the US.
The official visit from May 29-31 will be the first trip to the US by Nguyen Xuan Phuc as Prime Minister of Vietnam and also the first time a Vietnamese senior leader will meet with US President Donald Trump since the countries had new leaders.
PSNews - Senior Lieutenant General To Lam, Minister of Public Security on May 26 received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnam Lee Hyuk.
PSNews – Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang, at a regular news briefing on May 25, gave information on Vietnam’s protection of citizen for Doan Thi Huong.
Numerous National Assembly (NA) deputies on May 26 agreed upon the government proposed resolution to settle non-performing loans during group discussions.
PSNews-The 17th ASEAN’s Senior Officials’ Meeting on Transnational crime (SOMTC 17) officially opened in Vientiane, Laos on May 24.
PSNews - Vietnam once again affirms its consistent position on the East Sea (South China Sea), emphasizing the importance of resolving disputes by peaceful means on the basis of respect for international law, including UNCLOS 1982, and diplomatic and legal processes.
PSNews-The Senior Officials’ Meetings (SOM) of the ASEAN+3 and EAS were organized in Manila, Philippines.
PSNews-Ministers and Vice Ministers from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore and Viet Nam met today to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the margins of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers Responsible for Trade.